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From The Archives 

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s work commences for the construction of a new, state of the art hockey rmk on campus, thoughts 
' for some may turn to an earher rink, constructed some 74 years ago with far fewer "bells and whis- 
Ltles" than the rink due to open next year. John Ragle, headmaster from 1972-1983, describes the 
rink in his book, Governor Dummer Academy History, 1763-1963: 

"The story of the next several years [post -1930] at the Academy is, first and foremost, the story of an amaz- 
ing and dynamic growth in which everyone connected with the school seemed to have a part. A key factor 
in this growth is the spontaneous enthusiasm of the boys themselves, who supported every project and, 
indeed, on some occasions, assumed a leadership role. The Class of 1932 supphed the labor to dig nine hun- 
dred feet of ditches to prepare proper drainage for portions of Morse Field, every senior spending several 
hours m the trenches during May The following fall, after twenty boys directed by Mr. Dunning and Mr. 
Kirk of the faculty had done the preliminary work, sixty boys voluntarily devoted their athletic period every 
afternoon between the Thanksgiving recess and the Christmas hoHdays to constructing an earthen dam 
eighty feet long and five feet high to provide the school with a second hockey rmk in the low land in front 
of where Ingham House now stands." '-4- 



Ifyou are interested in donating items to tiie Arcliiues please contact 
kpinliham@thegovernors.org or Kate Pinklmm,The Governor's Academy, 1 Ehn St., B)field,MA 01922. 



TheArchon 

Published since 1884 



Publisher 

John M. Doggettjr. P'04, '07, '08 

Editor 

Judith Klein P'99, '08 

Art Director 

Christie RawUns-Jackson 

Photography 

Christie Rawlins-Jackson 
Len Rubenstein Photography 
Vaughn Winchell, Insight Photography 

Director of Advancement 

Lori Correale 

Director of Alumni and Parent Relations 

Michael A. Moonves P'82 

Director of Annual Giving 

Martha Leonard Delay 

Trustees of Governor Dummer Academy 

Jeffrey Gordon '69, President 

Christopher C. Beebe '55, Co- Vice President 

Gerry Mack P '87, '91, '93, Co- Vice President 

Jaines L. Rudolph '68, P'05, Secretary 

Steven Shapiro'74, P'09,Treasurer 

William L.Alfond '67 

Adrienne Berry-Burton P'96, '04 

Christopher Collins P'07 

Henry B. Eaton '70, P'03, '08 

Beverly Giblin P'04, '05 

Clifford J. Gillespie 

C. David Grayer P'OO 

Lauren Gudonis P'03 

Stephen G. Kasnet '62, P'95 

Richard M. Kelleher P'99, '01 

Priscilla M. Mclnms P'02, '03, '06 

Kara Moheban McLoy '88 

Daniel M. Morgan '67, P'97, '02 

Brian H. Noyes '76 

James Pierce '72, P'08 

Haskell Rhett '54 

George S. Scharfe P'95, '00 

Susan L. Shea P'07 

C. Thomas Tenney Jr. '69 

Bruce C.Turner '83 

Mark'W.Whiston 

Altunni Trustees 

Sung J. An '95 
Jason Greenberg '96 
Sarah WiUeman '99 

Ex Officio 

Catherine D. Burgess '91, President, Alumni Council 

Aluiniii/ae Councfl 

Catherine D. Burgess '91, President 

Chris D'Orio '88,Vice President 

Carolyn Nissi '77, Secretary- Treasurer 

Nathalie Ames '85 

David Corbett '91 

Daniel Cross '81 

John P. English '28 (Life Member) 

Elizabeth Tuthill Farrcll '84 

Putnam P Flint '37, GP'99 (Life Member) 

Anthony P. Fusco '85 

Shawn Gagcr '88 

Franklin E. Huntress '52 

Joseph E. MacLeod '56 

Katherine Dobie Meyer '96 

Paul Nardon '86 

Howard J. Navins '31, P'63, '66, GP'93 (Foumkr, Life Mcml>er) 

Richard Pew '54 

Matthew Remis '92 

Chris Ruggiero '92 

Brian Rybicki '96 

Gretchen Scharfe '95 

John Tarbell '62 

Marc K.Tucker '6H, P'01,'()5 

Alison Williams '«9 

Jessica Zaplin '99 

Ex Officio 

Peter'T. Butler, '62, Past President 
James C. Deveney Jr. '62, Past President 
John S. Mercer '64, P'95, Past President 
Karen A. Schulte '83, Past President 
Peter M. Sherin '59, Past President 
Arthur H.Veascy III '68, Past President 



Tlu'Archoii is published three times a year byTiie (lovernor's 
Academy, Byfield, Massachusetts 01922. Telephone: 
(978) 465-1763. Letters are weiconie from alumni, alumnae, 
parents and friends of the Academy and are subject to editing 
for reasons of space avaiiabiliry. 



features 



3 Breaking Ground 

10 Student Paper Published 

11 A New Partsnership 

12 Dan Clayman '75 

14 The Gift Of Time Together 

16 Doors Open For 
Project RISE 

18 Academy Gives Vets 
Diplomas... 










departments 



2 headmaster's message 

4 development developments 

7 campus news 

21 annual report 

45 class notes 

91 in memoriam 

20 chapel talk 




Our name isn't all that's new. See paf»e 3. 
PhcUoj^'raph Hy (Christie Rawlins-Jackson 



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headmaster's message 




A college president I know is fond of saying that good schools 
are places constantly "under construction." Such schools regularly 
make infrastructure improvements and build new facilities to meet 
the evolving needs of the student body. Curriculum is frequently 
under review to ensure its relevance in a changing world. The 
young people who enroll are exposed daily to new ideas and expe- 
riences that will accelerate the process of growth and self discovery. 
The teachers are lifelong learners who continually hone their ped- 
agogical skills and command of their disciplines. 

This sort of "construction," I am happy to report, is happening 
at The Governor's Academy in a big way. Firstly, we are about to 
embark on a series of major building projects. We expect to break 
ground in late October for a new dormitory, a project that has been 
part of our long range strategic plan and will allow us to convert the 
Phillips dormitory into much needed office and administrative 
space and the Boynton dormitory into additional faculty housing. 
The new building will house 30 students and contain three faculty 
apartments. The size of the school will not change but this new 
building may allow us to slightly increase the percentage of board- 
ing girls we admit. We expect this new residence to be ready for the 
start of the 2007-08 school year. In addition, thanks to the generos- 
ity of a lead donor, construction on our new hockey rink will com- 
mence in early November. This facility is a long overdue upgrade 
from the venerable but antiquated Frost rink. Lastly, in the realm of 
new facilities, we plan to install an artificial turf surface behind the 
Farmhouse in the late fall. This state of the art playing surface will 
significantly reduce the cancelled games and practices that our var- 
sity and junior varsity athletes frequently experience due to the exi- 
gencies of the New England weather. 

In spring 2007, we will begin a student/faculty exchange with 
the Alliance School for Boys and the Kenya High School for Girls. 
Both boarding schools are located outside of Nairobi, Kenya. Three 
or four Academy students, along with a faculty member, will spend 
the month of March at these schools and then return to Byfield 
accompanied by two Kenyan students and one of their faculty. Our 
African visitors will stay at the Academy for the remainder of our 
spring term. In another initiative, the Academic Office and the 
Language Department are planning for the introduction of 
Mandarin Chinese into the curriculum beginning in the fall of 
2007. The Kenyan exchange and this new linguistic option coupled 



with the History Department's introduction of a non- Western com- 
ponent to the freshman history program are part of the Academy's 
commitment to offer a global education to our students. 

Always mindful of the importance of making our curriculum 
responsive to the needs of our students, I recently appointed a "Blue 
Ribbon Panel" comprised of teachers froin every discipline to 
examine, evaluate and measure our academic curriculum and daily 
schedule against our stated core values. The committee will make 
recommendations to the full faculty next spring. Do our current 
offerings, routines and practices best serve the interests of our stu- 
dents? Do we need to consider incorporating more thematic 
threads throughout our curriculum (global issues, environmental 
concerns, current events, for instance)? Should w^e consider creating 
a signature course or program that takes advantage of our unique 
location? Does our schedule allow for sufficient classroom contact 
time between teachers and students? Does the conflict-free block 
for the arts need to be re-evaluated? If our mission is to prepare 
young people for Hfe, do we provide sufficient attention to issues of 
health and wellness? These are just a few of the issues this commit- 
tee will consider. 

During the 2005-2006 academic year, 40 members of our fac- 
ulty took advantage of professional development funding provided 
by the Academy. Their endeavors ranged from academic work in 
pursuit of advanced degrees, scientific field studies and participation 
in Advanced Placement workshops, internet conferences, literary 
seminars, writing symposiums, ceramics and art workshops, diversity 
conferences and professional certification institutes. These opportu- 
nities for professional growth help to build on the tradition of good 
teaching that has always been part of the Academy. 

Another beautiful fall in Byfield passes and winter beckons. As 
always, I invite you to visit our bucolic and historic campus to view 
our new building projects, but also to see firsthand how the process 
of helping young men and women lay the foundations for fulfilled 
and rewarding lives continues at the Academy - a tradition begun 
more than 244 years ago. 



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John M. Doggett Jr. 




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Breaking New Ground 
at the Academy 



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A new hockey rink, turf field, dormi- 
tory and four tennis courts will be com- 
pleted by this time next year. The whirlwind 
of construction projects will result in better 
facilities and amenities for everyone on cam- 
pus, according to Headmaster Marty 
Doggett. 

Plans for the rink began last year when 
an anonymous donor gave the lead gift that 
assured that the dream of new ice could 
become a reality. Thirteen months of con- 
struction will precede demolition of the 
venerable Murphy-Frost Arena. The project 
is being built by William A. Berry and Son, 
the construction company that also built the 
school's math/science building, performing 
arts center, and library; the architectural 
group is CBT, the firm responsible for 
designing the performing arts center. As the 
school's construction and design consultant 
Peter Erickson explains, these two firms 
know the campus, its needs and its con- 
straints. Upon completion, the rink will be 
48,000 square feet and will include a larger 
sheet of ice than the old rink, lots of extra 
parking, a concession stand, more locker 
rooms, a conference room, and twice the 
seating of the old rink. Located on Perkins 
Field, the rink should be open for the '07- 
'08 season, according to Director of Athletics 
Bert McLain. 

Ground has already been broken for the 
new dormitory being built on the former 
site of the tennis courts adjacent to Moody 
and in front of Farmhouse. TMS, the archi- 
tectural firm that made the plans for the 
recent Student Center expansion, designed 
the dorm. The grade level and gender of the 
prospective residents have yet to be decided, 
but there will be room for .^0 students and 



three faculty dorm parents in the 15,000 
square-foot building. A new dorm had 
always been a priority, but the timetable was 
moved up when the upper levels of Boynton 
and Phillips were closed last summer due to 
lack of adequate means of egress. 
Renovations to Phillips will provide needed 
space for more administrative ofiices. The 
dorm will be ready for occupancy next 
August, after nine months of planning and 
construction. 

Four new tennis courts wiD be built in 
the wooded area to the northwest of the 
track, the location determined by the wet- 
lands in the area. There will be a road con- 
structed to the courts which will provide 
easy access. Completion is set for summer 
2007. 

Last, but not least, work on a new turf 
field began in early October. The field will 
be ready, if not before Christmas, then in the 
spring. The school's lower fields are very 
often under water, explams Bert McLain, 
thus hampering the sub-varsity teams enor- 
mously. The new field will allow a great deal 
of flexibility for use by varsity and sub-var- 
sity field hockey, soccer and lacrosse teams. 
Finding an appropriate location for the turf 
field presented many challenges, according 
to McLain, but great efforts were made to 
preserve as many trees as possible while plac- 
ing the fickl ni ,in advantageous spot. 

The new construction, according to 
Chief Financial Officer Dick Savage, is "the 
most ambitious set of pnijects in the school's 
history." 

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Development Developments 





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Players preparing for The Fall Classic 

Golf Tournament 
Way Above Par 




More than 100 alumni, parents, and 
friends were on hand for the Fall Golf 
Classic sponsored by the Alumni Council on 
September 25 at the Essex County Club in 
Manchester-By-The-Sea, MA. Following 
registration and lunch, participants played a 
best-ball format at fuU handicap with prizes 
in both low net and gross categories on the 
famed Donald Ross-designed course. 

A hole-in-one contest for a Jeep 
Commander, closest to the pin and long 
drive contests for men and women, a putting 
contest, and raffle prizes were all part of the 
fun-fiUed day. Alumni Council President 
Catherine Burgess '91 thanked the assem- 
bled crowd at the "19th hole" reception for 
attending and introduced Headmaster Marty 
Doggett who was most appreciative of the 
generosity of the participants. Special thanks 
to tournament, luncheon and reception 
sponsors, to faculty and staff sponsors, and to 
those who donated raffle items. 




Karen Miller, Dick Snowdon '61 and Dan Cross '81 at the Academy 

reception in Washington 




Cross '81 Hosts 
Washington Reception 

Alumni, parents 
and friends of The 
Governor's Academy 
trom the Washington 
DC area gathered at 
the Chevy Chase Club 
in Chevy Chase, 
Maryland on the evening of September 27, 
2006 to reconnect ■with each other and with 
The Academy. Dan Cross '81 hosted the 
reception and welcomed The Governor's 
Academy community. The highlight of the 
night was Headmaster Marty. Doggett's state 
of the school address. Marty discussed 
improvements to the physical campus now 
underway, a curriculum that will emphasize 
global issues, and the school's continued 
effiart to attract a talented and diverse stu- 
dent body. Following his state of the school 
address, Marty welcomed questions from the 
community. Associate Director of Admission 
Peter Kravchuck presented plans to broaden 
The Academy's geographic diversity both 
nationally and abroad. This event was one of 
five regional receptions that the school is 
hosting this fall including New York City, 
Portland (ME), Chicago and San Francisco. 
Thanks to Dan Cross, '81, and his wife 
Suzanne for making this event possible. 




Former Board 
President Honored 

Academy alumnus, past 
parent, and trustee Daniel M. 
Morgan '67, P'97'02 was hon- 
ored at a dedication ceremony 
on October 6 on campus. Dan 
has been a trustee since 1987 
and held the position of Board President for 
ten years until he stepped down in May 
2006. He continues to serve as a Trustee. To 
honor Dan's commitment to The Governor's 
Academy, his parents, Paul and Nancy, made 
a gift to create a terrace outside the Duncan 
Phillips Library. A bronze inscribed plaque 
affixed to a marble slab describes Dan's work 
for the Academy. 

The Morgan family has strong ties to 
the Academy. Paul Morgan, Dan's father, 
graduated in 1941, and Dan's uncle, Peter 
Morgan, graduated in 1943. Dan also has 
two children who graduated from the school 
in 1997 and 2002. 

The dedication at the new Daniel 
Murray Morgan Terrace was followed by 
cocktails and dinner in Frost Library. Invitees 
included Academy administrators, current 
and former trustees, members of the Class of 
1967 and members of the Morgan family. 



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MAY 5, 2007 

The Governor's Academy will be shaken, 
not stirred, with a 007 affaire! 



Governor's Royale 

Silent and Live Auction Dinner 
Ipswich Country Club 

007 Agents: Kathy Hlnes and Erika Leone 



Spies who love us: 



Acquisitions ^.r Penny Cieri 
Advertising c^ Stacey DiCroce 
Decorations ^ Lisa Collins 
Logistics <^ Priscilk Mclnms 



Program c^ Jill Rogers 
Publicity ^^^ Patty Doggett 
Silent Auction r Joanne Brine 

Treasurer c^cindyMc 



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upcoming Parent and 
Alumni Events: 



2006 



Nov. 22 



Dec. 7 



Young Alumni 
Milestone Stop at 
The Grog, 
Newburyport 

Holiday Gathering for 
Alumni and Parents, 
The Harvard Club, 
Boston 



2007 



Jan. 7 



Alumni Basketball 
Game 



Feb. 16, 17 Winter Parents 
Weekend 

May/TBA Boston Pops 

June 8, 9, 10 Reunion 2007 




Reunion 07 











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FACTS AND FIGURES ABOUT 
THE GOVERNOR'S ACADEMY ANNUAL FUND 

• The Annual Fund provides an essential 9% of the school's $14 million 
annual budget. 

• The ongoing support of alumni, parents and friends plays a critical role 
in helping to maintain our unique school community and to compete 
successfully for the best and most accomplished students and faculty. 

• Annual Fund Revenue Supports: 

• Financial Aid: Each year, The Governor's Academy awards over $2 million 
in financial aid to qualified students. One out of every four students 
receives financial assistance 

• Faculty Compensation: Keeping faculty compensation packages 
competitive within our own market place allows us to attract and retain 
the best and the brightest faculty members. Currently, over 50% of the 
Academy's faculty have advanced degrees (a relatively high percentage 
compared to our peer schools.) 

® Enhancements to our facilities and seed funding for curricular 
and program initiatives 



Mark your calendars, 

2's and 7's, because 

Reunion is just around 

the corner on 

June 8-10, 2007. 



If you are interested in assisting 

with your class reunion plans, 

please contact Mike Moonves 

in the Development Office 

at (978) 499-3152 or 

mmoonves@thegovernorsacademy.org. 



Your support of The Governor's Academy 

Annual Fund helps us provide our students with 

the education they need in the 21st century 




WAYS TO GIVE 



Cash 




The easiest and most common way to support the Annual 
Fund is to mal<e an outright gift of cash. Simply write a 
checl< payable to The Governor's Academy and send it to: 
The Governor's Academy, Attn: Development Office, i Elm 
Street, Byfield, MA 01922 
Online 

To pledge or make a gift using your credit card, please go 
to our secure online website www.thegovernorsacademy.org 
or call (978) 499-3124. 



Securities 

Gifts of stock are also welcome. To initiate a gift of stock 
or to learn more about the benefits of donating appreci- 
ated gifts of stock, please contact Martha Delay, Director of 
Annual Giving at (978) 499-3173. 
Corporate Matching Gifts 

Many corporations offer matching gift programs to their 
employees and their families. Matching gift support often 
doubles or triples an individual's gift. Please contact your 
company's human resource department to obtain a match- 
ing gift form. 



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Alum Receives Scholarship 





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Hilary Scheintaub '05 is one of three 
College of Engineering Students at the 
University of Massachusetts/Amherst to be 
selected by the Society of Women Engineers 
to receive scholarships for 2006-2007. Hilary 
is a double major in electrical and computer 
engineering and music. 

The SWE Scholarship Program pro- 
vides financial assistance for women admit- 
ted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate 
programs in preparation for careers in engi- 
neering, engineering technology, and com- 
puter science. Each year SWE disburses 
more than 130 new and renewed scholar- 
ships valued at more than $300,000. The 
minimum GPA for appHcants is 3.5/4.0 for 
freshman, and 3.0/4.0 for sophomore, junior, 
senior, and graduate students. Scholarships 
and fellowships range from $1,000 to 
$10,000 each. 

SWE, founded in 1950, is a not-for- 
profit educational and service organization 
designed to be the driving force that estab- 
lishes engineering as a highly desirable career 
aspiration for women. SWE's goal is empow- 
ering women to succeed and advance in 
those aspirations and be recognized for thcir 
hfe-changing contributions and achieve- 
ments as engineers and leaders. 



Seven Academy Students 
Recognized by National 
Merit 

Congratulations to seven Academy sen- 
iors who were recently recognized by the 
National Merit Scholarship Corporation 
for their exceptional achievement on 
the Preliminary SAT/National Merit 
Scholarship Qualifying Test. More than 
1.4 million students took the 2005 
PSAT/NSMQT Allan Bradley was one of 
only 16,000 to be named a 2007 Semi- 
Finalist, an honor that qualifies him to be 
considered as a Finalist and a scholarship 
recipient. Meghan Doherty, Royce Kwon, 
Dane Lemberger, Charles Nicholson, 
Claudia Peng and Casey Wheelwright were 
among the 34,000 Commended Students. 

Scholastic Art Awards Go to 
Two Academy Students 




Sean Cho '06 Self-portratit 

Hyunwoo Cho '06 of Seoul, Korea, and 
Anna Smith '08 of Newburyport recently 
received national awards from the Alliance 
for Young Artists and Writers. Hyunwoo was 
awarded a Silver for his photography portfo- 
lio and Anna received a Gold for her ceram- 
ics. As a gold award winner, Anna had her 
work on display for six weeks at the 
(Corcoran (iallcry of Art in Washington, DC, 
over the summer. Both students received tlie 
highest level of achievement at the regional 
level. Gold Keys, which qualified their work 
to be sent to New York for national-level 
adjudication. Only 1,448 students were 



awarded national honors out of 8,865 Gold 
Key regional winners whose Avork was con- 
sidered for national recognition. All works 
were evaluated for technical proficiency, 
originality and the emergence of an authen- 
tic voice. 

College Board Recognizes 
17 AP Scholars 

Seventeen students at The Governor's 
Academy in Byfield have earned the desig- 
nation of AP Scholar by the College Board 
in recognition of their exceptional achieve- 
ment on the college-level Advanced 
Placement Program (AP) Exams. Students 
took AP Exams in May 2006 after complet- 
ing challenging college-level courses at their 
high schools. About 18 percent of the more 
than 1.3 million high school students in 
16,000 secondary schools worldwide who 
took AP Exams performed at a sufficiently 
high level to merit the recognition of AP 
Scholar. 

At The Governor's Academy, Cameron 
Archibald of West Newbury, Brent Biehnski 
of Raleigh, NC, Mary Boadu of Bronx, NY, 
Nicholas Caro of Andover, Sarah Harmeling 
of North Reading, Kidong Kim of Seoul, 
Korea, Kathryn Malleck of Andover, David 
Shack of Andover, Elizabeth Tarr of Beverly, 
and Dana Vancisin of Hamilton qualified for 
the AP Scholar Award by completing three 
or more AP Exams with grades of 3 or 
higher. 

Morgan Bradford of South Hamilton, 
Steven Cody of Midlothian, VA, and 
Kullachate Muanghapoh of Nontaburi, 
Thailand qualified for the AP Scholar with 
Honor Award by earning an average grade of 
at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and 
grades of 3 or higher on four or more of 
these exams. 

Alexander Crosett of North Andover, 
(Charles Grant of Boxford, Mackenzie 
Pelletier of Peabody and Mark Rinaldi of 
West Boylston qualified for the AP Scholar 
with Distinction Award by earning an aver- 
age grade of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams 
taken and grades of 3 or higher on five or 
more of these exams. 



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Bank Honors Four Academy Students 







Max LeSaffre '08 Chelsea Barnett '08 



Sean Andrews '08 Hunter Archibald '08 



Max LeSaffre of Andover, Chelsea 
Barnett of North Andover, Sean Andrews 
and Hunter Archibald of West Newbury, all 
juniors at the Academy, were recent recipi- 
ents of Excellence in Education Awards 
given by the Newburyport Five Cents 
Savings Bank. Winners received Savings 
Bonds and were honored with students from 



Amesbury, Triton, Newburyport, Pentucket 
and Whittier at a luncheon on September 
14. 

Derek Falvey '00 was the keynote 
speaker at the tenth annual presentation of 
the Excellence in Education Awards lunch- 
eon. Falvey, a graduate of Trinity College, 
now runs an independent company, Acuvar 



Creative. His own path to becoming an 
entrepreneur was a circuitous one, but per- 
haps a natural outgrowth of his coUege stud- 
ies in marketing and computer science. 
"Have dreams and follow those dreams," he 
advised his audience, "but don't be afraid to 
follow a path that you might not expect." 



Academy Serves Fair Trade Coffee 



The Governor's Academy Dining 
Services now serves Pura Vida Fair Trade 
Certified and Organic Coffees in the dining 
hall. Fair Trade coffee benefits both coffee- 
farming families and at-risk children around 
the world. The decision to switch to fair 
trade coffee was made because of a growing 
environmental awareness on campus, accord- 
ing to Director of Dining Services David 
Alonzi. "I think we have a responsibility to 
nurture sustainability and set an example for 
the students," Alonzi explains. "Fair Trade 
and Organic coffees cost a little more, but 



the growing popularity has stabilized the 
price and brought it within our reach. The 
coffees support children's charities dedicated 
to feeding, clothing and educating at-risk 
children in coffee-growing countries." 

Coffee that is certified Fair Trade and 
Organic helps farmers provide for their fam- 
ilies and protect the environment. The char- 
ities supported by Pura Vida focus on build- 
ing more hopeful futures for children in cof- 
fee-growing countries through meal centers, 
computer classrooms, soccer teams and other 
programs that strengthen the health, confi- 



dence, and spirit of at-risk children. Fair 
Trade is based on a direct relationship with 
producers, one in which they are paid a 
guaranteed living wage. "A Fair Trade floor 
price reduces the devastating effects of the 
boom-and-bust coffee market on farming 
families," Alonzi says. "Organic production 
helps protect the health of coffee producers 
and the surrounding environment. No 
chemical inputs (i.e. pesticides, synthetic fer- 
tilizers) are used in production. Serving Fair 
Trade Coffee is not only the right thing to 
do. It also tastes great." 




Laurel and David Abusamra with Academy 

students in France. 



Wilkommen and Bienvenue for Academy Travelers 
During Summer Trips 

Academy students accompanied faculty on educational trips to France and 
Germany over the summer. 

Spanish and French teachers David and Laurel Abusamra chaperoned a group 
to France for a visit that included a homestay and morning classes in Nice, swim- 
ming in the Mediterranean, and excursions to Monaco and St. Paul de Vence. The 
trip ended in Paris with visits to the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre,Versailles, Montmartre, 
a walk on the Champs-Elysees, and a ride on a Bateau Mouche. 

German teacher John Seufert and art teacher Geoff Brace accompanied a group 
of 13 to Germany, where students enjoyed homestays in the suburbs, daily language 
classes in Munich, a weekend trip to Berlin, a visit to the BMW factory, and all the 
excitement of being in the host country for the 2006 FIFA World Cup Soccer 
Tournament. 



8 ThcArchoii ^ Fall 2006 




Metz to Edit Book on 
Science Careers 

Steve Metz, science teacher at the Academy, will edit 
and write the introduction to a new book for high 
school students that profiles professionals in diverse areas 
of science. All in a Day's Work will include case stories 
about people who use science every day in their careers. 
They range from science teacher to forensics technician, 
firefighter to historical archaeologist, astronaut to deep- 
cave explorer, roller coaster designer to sport biomech- 
anist. The essays previously appeared in the NSTA 
(National Science Teacher Association) journal. The 
Science Teacher. Metz is editor of The Science Teacher. 

New Website on Short List 
for Award 




The Governor's Academy new web site was a final- 
ist in this year's MITX Awards Educational Institution 
category. According to MITX (The Massachusetts 
Innovation and Technology Exchange), "The MITX 
Awards is the largest and most prestigious awards com- 
petition in the country for technology innovations and 
celebrates the best creative and technological accom- 
plishments emerging from New England." 

Director of Communications Ms. Judith Klcm and 
Associate Director of Communications Ms. Chrisde 
RawUns-Jackson, who worked closely with the website 
designers, were guests of the developer, Magic Hour, at 
the award banquet on November 9 at the Copley Place 
Marriott. About 1 ,r)00 people attended. 



Library 



Last year, Headmaster 
Marty Doggett formed a Long 
Range Library Planning 
Committee to write a five- '"'„' 

year plan to be submitted to 't^^---\u.^. :\r'^^^^^, 

the Massachusetts Board of r-^ 
Library Commissioners. While 
the committee is waiting to 

hear if its plan is accepted, the librarians are moving forward with 
some of the action plans generated in meetings. This fall the focus is 
on exploring some of the new online web tools and to applying them 
to the vision and mission of the librarians. Links to all these are found 
on the Academy's website www.thegovernorsacadeniy.org. According 
to Director of Library Services, Susan Chase. (Select Academics and 
then Library. Make sure pop-ups are enabled on your computer as 
each opens in a new window.) 

The library staff started with a blog last winter; this fall they eval- 
uated its impact. While they had thought it would be a wonderful way 
to communicate new resources and search tools to students, the librar- 
ians discovered that the audience was primarily parents and alums. 
Why would a student read about the Hbrary when he could ask a 
librarian face-to-face or see displays in person? Thus, the librarians 
adjusted their focus to inform readers about what's happening in the 
library. All three 0en Brown, Susan Chase, and Monica Blondin) will 
be contributing to the blog each week to offer different perspectives 
on the library program. 

As they found themselves taking more and more pictures to use 
on their blog, they wanted a space to share all of them. Take a look at 
their Flickr site for library scenes, events, and displays. The intent is to 
document not only the vibrant library program but also how the 
library looks throughout the seasons. 

New books arrive each month in the library. With the new 
LibraryThing account, all of the new additions to the library collec- 
tion are announced. An RSS feed to the blog displays five random 
titles each time the blog is opened. 

The latest tool is del.icio.us, a social bookmarking site that allows 
the library administrators to create a list of bookmarks which can be 
accessed from any computer on the Web.They add tags to create order 
and an index format. Currently, the librarians are using it for profes- 
sional development, sharing among themselves some of their favorite 
librarian online tools. However, they see the potential implications for 
group projects and sharing research. 

This fall Jen Brown and Susan Chase attended Internet Librarian 
International where the major focus was on new online tools for 
libraries. They gained insight into selecting the new tools which not 
only further their program but which students should master to be 
successful information users in the 21st century. They'll share what 
they learn on their blog and welcome comments from readers. 





Student Paper on 

Juvenile Correction 

Facility Published in Review 



Lucy Truesdell Ellis '07 of 
Lynnfield, MA, recently became the 
fourth Academy student to be published 
in The Concord Review, the only jour- 
nal devoted to exceptional scholarship 
by high school students. Her paper, pre- 
pared for Bill Quigley's AP US History 
course, studied the Swanson Facility at 
Tallulah, a juvenile correction facility 
run by a private company and contracted 
by the state of Louisiana. 

"Lucy has written an illuminating 
history about a recent privatization ini- 
tiative that went terribly awry: a state's 
awarding of a contract to a private, for- 
profit company to build and manage a 
juvenile detention facility," says Quigley. 
"It is a great tribute to Lucy that her 
paper, well researched and finely ren- 
dered, has been published in a national 
showcase of outstanding high school 
scholarship." 

When Lucy first contemplated a 
topic for her history thesis paper, she 
focused on the Supreme Court case. In 
re: Gault (1967), that gave juveniles the 
right to an attorney and the same prece- 
dents as adults on trial. "I wanted to do 
something that didn't come from a his- 
tory book," she explains, "something that 
would be interesting and different. 
Before I wrote it I thought I would 
probably want to be a lawyer and now I 
still do." As Lucy was looking up names 



involved in that case she came across 
Tallulah and became intrigued. The 
youth facility, operated privately but 
contracted by the state, opened in 1994 
in Louisiana. 

Inmates included young thieves and 
murderers, but also teens who were 
merely caught driving without a license. 
What Lucy discovered, in her research of 
old news articles, the website of the 
Louisiana state government, and various 
books, was that adolescents often got 
stuck at Tallulah; the place that was sup- 
posed to offer rehabilitation actually 
offered no treatment and was really 
a prison. The guards hired by 
Transamerican Development Inc., the 
private contractor, were not trained weU. 
Inmates were beaten by guards and each 
other without intervention. In addition 
to the physical abuse came emotional 
neglect. Youths were often placed in soli- 
tary confinement for days, a procedure 
clearly outlawed by the courts in In re: 
Gault. 

Eventually there was a groundswell 
of public concern spearheaded by groups 
of parents and lawyers. Marches fol- 
lowed, although some parents feared ret- 
ribution for their children if they com- 
plained of conditions. Soon the Justice 
Department of the federal government 
became involved and sued the State of 
Louisiana for the abuse and denial of 



constitutional rights. Though there was a 
series of investigations and the state 
committed to change, nothing really 
advanced. Part of the problem was the 
difficulty the state had canceling 
their contract with Transamerican 
Development Inc. without losing con- 
siderable money. Finally, in 2002, a 
lawyer named Richard Marks was 
brought in and devised a way to dissolve 
the contract. By 2003, the facility was 
closed and the residents were moved 
elsewhere. A new bill, called a Juvenile 
Justice Reform Act, was enacted and a 
movement to reform all state juvenile 
facilities gained momentum. What 
started as a blemish in Louisiana's history 
became a model for other states of how 
to turn around a bad system of care 
delivery to youths. 

Most people don't really think 
about the issue of care and incarceration 
of delinquent youths, Lucy fears. "They 
just push it aside. We have to remember 
that it's not going to help if you just 
throw these kids in jail. That's not going 
to change anything." E 

To read Lucy Ellis' paper, "The 
Swanson Facility at Tallulah," <^o to 
www. thegovernorsacademy. org and look 
under News for the story entitled 
"Student Pubhshed. "Then click on link 
to the complete paper. 



10 The Arclwn '^' ¥M 2006 



A NEW pARTSnership 

FOR THE ACADEMY 



Eighty-four Broadway hopefuls came out of the wings and pated in classes taught by theater professionals in music theater, 



entered center stage at The Governor's Academy in July, inaugurat- 
ing a new partnership with North Shore Music Theatre. 

NSMT, the largest non-profit producing theater in New 
England, welcomes approximately 350,000 patrons annually. In 
recent years, NSMT has gained a national and regional reputation 
for artistic achievement, specifically in the areas of developing new 
works and providing outstanding theater arts and education pro- 



dance, and acting. Master classes with New York actors were an 
added opportunity each week. After lunch, the teens rehearsed 
from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. for their upcoming performances. To say 
Stage Four is an intense training program is an understatement. 

From all accounts, the experience was a huge success for 
everyone involved. Audiences raved about the performances and 
about The Performing Arts Center. "The Governor's Academy's 



grams. In addition to producing a six-musical subscription series, extraordinary staff was extremely helpful, respectful and celebratory 



a production of /I Christmas Carol and an acclaimed concert series, 
NSMT offers year-round classes for children and an extensive sum- 
mer training program. Indeed, NSMT has become one of the 
region's leading providers of theater arts and education. 

As the theater's education program has grown under the lead- 
ership of Director Burgess Clark, it has outgrown the rehearsal and 
performance space available at the hom.e of the Beverly theater. In 
past summers, the training program has used satellite facilities in 
Marblehead and at Pingree 
School, but this year they were 
looking for a new venue. The 
Governor's Academy, with our 
state of the art facility, seemed the 
perfect fit to Clark as well as to 
Education Coordinator Jason 
Verhoosky and Assistant Director 
of Education Toby Schine when 
the Academy's Summer Programs 
Director Karen Gold invited them 
to campus. 

The goal of the Summer 
Stages program is to provide pro- 
fessional training and opportuni- 
ties for youth in the areas of music 
theater, dance and acting. Stage 
Three is a training and perform- 
ance program for eight to 13-year-olds. Participants spent three 
weeks in classes and rehearsals preparing for a workshop produc- 
tion of the musical Once On This Island Jr. Mornings were spent in 
classes in acting, movement and music theater performance 
Monday through Thursday with two Friday Master Classes. 
Afternoons were devoted to rehearsals. 

Stage Four is an intensive pre-professional training program 
for students interested in the profession of music theater. Led by 
Broadway professionals, the five-week program included master 
classes taught by professional actors, workshops led by professional 
educators and rehearsals for full-scale musical productions of 
Sweeney Todd and Footloose.The 54 students, ages 13 to 18, arrived 
every morning at 9 a.m. From then until 12:30 p.m. they partici- 



in hosting NSMT's staff and students," said Clark. "We were over- 
whelmed with the number of patrons who attended the produc- 
tion and enjoyed the beautiful state of the art facility." Gold con- 
curs. "Working with North Shore Music Theatre's Stage Four was 
a pleasure. The students and staff were remarkably talented, and 
the shows were fabulous! Literally, hundreds of people from all 
over New England attended the performances and enjoyed The 
Performing Arts Center." 

The hope is that the connec- 
tion between The Governor's 
Academy and North Shore 
Music Theatre will continue. 
"The partnership between 
NSMT and TGA has limidess 
potential," Clark believes. "It's a 
win-win for both NSMT and 
The Governor's Academy and we 
look forward to a long and 
healthy partnership. The ultimate 
goal is for an international music 
theater program through North 
Shore Music Theatre where stu- 
dents can come and be chal- 
Footloose cast performs at the Academy lenged and celebrated at The 

Governor's Academy." Schine 
adds, "The facility is beautiful. 
The campus is a perfect blend of beauty, architecture, nature and 
art. It's a perfect location to create music theater." 

Gold shares that vision. "Now, as we look to a five-year col- 
laboration with North Shore Music Theatre, I can only imagine the 
benefits for our community," she says. "NSMT is eager to expand 
its relationship with The Governor's Academy and share technical 
and musical expertise with our students and faculty throughout 
the school year, not just in the summer, it is exciting to think 
about the potential impact on our current arts program, the draw 
for our admissions office and the school's outreach, not just to New 
England, but globally. Like us, NSMT's goal is to draw students 
from all over the country and the world. This is an exciting part- 
nership!" S^ 




llicArchoii -^ Fall 2(KI6 1 I 








By Tenya Fitzgerald '00 








An artist's journey is never simple.There 
are always twists and turns leading to some- 
times surprising intersections and junctures. 
Dan dayman, Class of '75, started his edu- 
cational and artistic quest at The Governor's 
Academy in the fall of 1 97 1 , his first step to 
becoming what he is today- a true working 
studio artist. 

Dan reflects fondly on his years at The 
Governor's Academy. He says, "Within ten 
minutes of arriving at GDA as a freshman, I 
knew this was the place for me." Even 
though GDA did not have the extensive and 
well-established fine arts programs of today, 
Dan firmly believes that he had the support 
he needed to pursue a career in the arts. Of 
utmost importance was the encouragement 
of his sophomore dorm master, Heb Evans, 
who taught him math for two years and 
coached him as a wrestler for all four years. 
This teacher/student connection was pivotal 
for Dan in his GDA experience. Although 
Dan was a hard working but average 
wrestler, Evans treated him like a champion 
and took an avid interest in his musical and 
dramatic talents. 

Dan became more focused on theater 
after his sophomore year. English teacher and 
school theater director John Rice ignited 
Dan's interest in technical theater. The 
teacher's inquisitive nature inspired Dan's 
naturally curious mind to explore the 



dynamics of set design and lighting. Dan 
describes John Rice as a former marine who 
brought the discipline of the service into his 
daily style of teaching and coaching. 

Aware that there was not an extensive 
visual arts program in the 1970s, the faculty 
and staff made certain arrangements to 
accommodate a creatively driven student 
such as Dan Clayman. A staff member from 
the maintenance crew and a faculty member 
arranged for Dan and some fellow students 
who were interested in sculpture to take 
informal Saturday classes to learn the safe use 
of power tools. This basic knowledge of 
power tools gave Dan a great foundation for 
his future career as a sculptor; he still appre- 
ciates the school's response to his interests in 
such an out-of-the-box fashion. 

After graduating in the spring of 1975, 
Dan's inclinations were still more towards 
the technical aspects of theater rather than 
the visual arts. He began his freshman year 
at Connecticut College studying applied 
music, technical theater, and elementary 
education. The following year he took a 
leave and spent a year of travel and work. 
When he returned to Connecticut College 
in the fall of 1977, his father was diagnosed 
with cancer and passed away in October of 
that year. After the death of his father, Dan 
chose not to return to Connecticut College 
but decided, instead, to pursue a career in the 



12 



theater. For the next three years, Dan 
worked in theater and modern dance as a 
Hghting designer and stage manager. 

In the summer of 1981, Dan returned 
to his studies at the University of 
Massachusetts at Amherst, this time focusing 
on ceramics and appHed music. UMass did 
not prove to be the best fit for Dan and he 
left after one year to work in the studio of 
Josh Simpson, an artist living in Shelburne 
Falls, MA. There he met his future wife, 
Terri Getz. They have been married for 25 
years. 

During the fall of 1983, 
Dan enrolled at the Rhode 
Island School of Design in 
Providence, RI. Finally, he 
felt he had found a good 
match for his talents and 
interests. "More than any- 
thing, my time at RISD 
taught me to challenge my 
preconceived ideas about art 
and life in general," he recalls 
fondly. At first he focused on 
glass design before turning to 
glass sculpture and his life- 
long commitment to a career 
in the visual arts. He gradu- 
ated from RISD in 1986 at 
the age of 29 with a 
Bachelor of Fine Arts. 

Today, 20 years after his 
graduation from RISD, Dan 
enjoys a career as a successful 
full-time studio artist. He 
lectures extensively at col- 
leges and museums; his work 
is in the permanent collec- 
tions of several museums and 
often is commissioned by 
corporations. He will be in 
an exhibit at Habatat 
Galleries in Detroit in 2007 
and will have a major solo 
exhibition at the Mmt Museum in 
Charlotte, North Carolina in January of 
2008. 

Dan lives near Providence with his wife 
Terri and their twin teenage daughters, 
Molly and Emma. He describes his life as an 
artist and his work m the following way: 

"I am in contact with my work everyday. Most 
days I come to the studio as the working artist. 
Other days I come as an observer, to see what 



the 'artist' is doing. The work is continual, an 
ahvays evolving exploration of simple forms. 
Using a vocabulary of extremely simple forms 
whose scale ranges from three to nine feet, these 
objects describe volumes in space. Some of the 
pieces are easily identifiable as vessels and may 
allude to holding volumes of water. Others are 
pure abstraction holding only quantities of air 
and space. By taking away any real solid 
mass, I am left with just the skins of glass, 
bronze or graphite that define a measure of 
capacity. Other objects identifiable as a ramp. 




which divide space with a simple line or as a 
wheel which makes the center volume of air as 
important as the while structure itself." 
Glass has been Dan's primary medium 
for the past 25 years. He often uses a process 
of glasswork called pate de verrc, in wlinh 
tiny pieces of crushed glass are worked into 
a paste and added to the artwork before 
being fired m .i kiln. Using a variety of geo- 
metrical shapes, Dan often combines the 
glass with bronze forms to create an effect 



that suggests ancient tools or ceremonial 
objects. Dan also creates large cast glass 
sculptures that often tower in height and soar 
into space. The placement and inclusion of 
light has always played a large role in Dan's 
work, but this sensibility is particularly 
prominent in his recent piece entitled, "Line, 
Form, and Shadow." 

This large-scale installation, featured in 
the Alma & Morton Tarlow Gallery at the 
Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, MA, is a 
digression from Dan's predominant use of 
glass in his artwork. The 
installation soars 17 feet 
in height and uses trace 
paper, a translucent and 
light conducting mate- 
rial. Even though it is a 
change of direction in 
material use for Dan, this 
immense sculpture still 
uses the incorporation of 
light as a central theme, 
much like his previous 
works. "Over the past 
four years," Dan reflects, 
"my studio ■work has 
centered around the cre- 
ation of large-scale glass 
castings that thematicaUy 
reference the 'capturing 
of light'. One of the 
many mysteries of light is 
that it refuses to reveal 
any of its essence until it 
reflects on something 
other than itself." 

"Line, Form and 
Shadow" features two 
large cone-shaped sculp- 
tures constructed with 
tiny wires and architec- 
tural trace paper. The 
installation is surrounded 
by carefully placed flood 
and spot lights so that light is channeled 
down through the cones. Since the installa- 
tion is so large, viewers arc invited to step 
inside the cones and become an active p.ir- 
ticip.int in the artwork. 

I ),in"s road from the classrooms and 
workshops of The Academy to his life as an 
artist (^f renown may not ha\'c hi-ni str.iight, 
but every turn offered anolhcr opportunity 
and a new inspiration to a mind of astound- 
ing creativity and imagination.*^ 



'I'lu- .']irlioii -* (-.ill 21)1 )r, 13 



Tke Gift of Ti 



ime 




By Kathy Guy P'05 
Chair, Language Department 

Photographs by Jon Guy '05 

Kathy Guy traveled to the southern United States in summer 2005 supported by a Facuhy Enrichment Grant. Full-time faculty mem- 
bers at the Academy are eligible for these grants after eight contiinwus years of service to the school. Below she recounts her trip south and 
to Paris with her son, f on Guy '05. 





Jon Guy journaling in front of the monument 
at Gettysburg dedicated to the Massachusetts 
19th Volunteer Regiment 

During a particularly philosophical 
one-mile ride to Triton Middle School the 
other morning, my 13-year-old, Nick, was 
busily critiquing a recent discussion his class 
had had about the merit of various profes- 
sions. "Of course doctors and lawyers make 
much more money than teachers," he 
observed. "But without good teachers, how 
could they have become doctors and 
lawyers? Who got them there?" Of course I 
agreed with him, but on the one-mile ride 
home, I found myself continuing the conver- 
sation in my head. "So, is that why you went 
into teaching?" I asked myself. "Myself" 
shook her head slightly and said, "No, noth- 
ing so glorious as that." "Well, why, then?" I 
asked myself. This time, "Myself" came 
through. "Well, part of it," she mused, "is the 
gift of time together." 

This gift of time together has become a 

14 TheArchon ^^ Fall 2006 



particular blessing over the past few years, 
when the tugs and strains of daily demands 
can easily blemish the quality of our interac- 
tion as a family. As much time as either of 
my sons and I spent together during the 
school year, much of it was spent either 
shouting to each other in passing, or some- 
times even shouting in frustration. The time 
to sit, share, and relish together is not easily 
released amid the rigors of the academic 
year. Yet strangely, it was the King of Rigors 
— the dreaded junior thesis paper - that freed 
us, setting us off on the first of what I hope 
will become many journeys. And the young 
man we have most to thank for igniting our 
mutual wanderlust is one James B.Wiggin, a 
young New Hampshire man who died 141 
years ago, almost before he had time to live. 
James B.Wiggin was a country boy who 
loved his country enough to enlist in the 
Federal Army in 1862, and loved his family 
enough to write home frequently as the 
19th Massachusetts Regiment wound its 
way southward though a chain of bloody 
battles, in pursuit of Lee's army. Somewhat 
miraculously, a handful of his letters sur- 
vived, and as my son Jon and I poured over 
them in the Phillips Library of the Peabody 
Essex Museum, we found ourselves being 
drawn to him line by line. He was humble 
and down-to-earth, a young man striving to 
stay strong in the face of war. He endeared 
himself to us as much by his utter lack of 
pretense as his salty language. He was the 
kid next door who, for both Jon and me, 
painted a human face on the War Between 
the States. Slowly and steadily he crept into 
our lives; he became our secret obsession; he 
unlocked our need to understand how any 
man could enlist and endure such a horrible 
war, to the point where, one gray day in 
July 2004, we stood over his grave in 
Tamworth, New Hampshire, paying our 
respects. Ironically, he had survived the 
war, only to die from its effects just as the 
war ended. 



Completely smitten by James B.Wiggin 
and the thousand young men like him who 
comprised the relatively unheralded 19th 
Massachusetts Volunteers, Jon and I took 
advantage of a summer sabbatical award to 
retrace the path of that regiment. I suspect 
that we were each a little nervous about tak- 
ing off on such a romanticized whim. 
Trusting his almost encyclopedic knowledge 
of the causes and course of the war, I 
bestowed upon him full responsibiHty for 
deciding where we would go and when we 
would move on. He, in turn, trusted me to 
get us there. The beauty of that arrangement 
was in the simplicity of our interdepend- 
ence, as well as the potential for growth it 
presented, for Jon has been known to ago- 
nize when having to make unrehearsed deci- 
sions; and as for me, I find driving through 
unfamiliar cities terrifying. But we shared a 
passion and a goal, and as much as he needed 
a chauffeur, I needed to learn from an expert 
about a period of our history to which I 
have always felt uncannily attached. 

And teach me Jon did, leading me 
past New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, 
Washington, D.C. and Richmond, all the 
way to Petersburg, Virginia, where our first 
stop was the war's last: the earthworks. The 
famous earthworks are the miles of embank- 
ments desperately constructed by rebel sol- 
diers in a literal "last-ditch" effort to save 
themselves, their army, and their rebel coun- 
try, and surveying them felt eerily disquiet- 
ing. Although the day was placid, something 
about its peacefulness felt utterly dissonant 



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Cemetery at Gettysburg 



with our images of what must have occurred 
there almost 140 years earlier. 

From there, we moved on to the Crater, 
most recently famous in the opening scene 
of the movie "Cold Mountain." With the 
faint sound of cars whizzing by in the dis- 
tance, Jon and I traced the path of the 200- 
foot tunnel dug by Union soldiers to 
ambush the Confederates with explosives 
and blast an enormous crater out of the 
countryside - only to be extinguished them- 
selves as they charged the very crater they 
had worked so hard to create. 

Our next stop was Richmond — 
Museum of the Confederacy and the 
Confederate White House, home of 
Jefferson Davis. Then on to Fredericksburg, 
Virginia, site of the failed pontoon crossing 
under the stewardship of General Burnsides 
(for whom sideburns were named) and the 
eventual massacre of his troops as a result of 
his tragic strategic faux-pas — ordering his 
troops up an occupied hill. As we stood at 
the base of that hill, the words of our spirit 
mentor James B. Wiggin haunted us: "I got 
through the battle of Fredericksburg safe and 
sound and unhurt glory to god for that. I 
never was so sick of anything in my life as I 
am of the war. We are all playd out intirely 
[sic]." 

Fredericksburg is only one corner of 
the four-battlefield area known as The 
Quadrangle. Since the 19th Massachusetts 
saw action in all four, Jon and I felt com- 
pelled to follow their footsteps to 
Chancellorsville, the Wilderness, and 
Spotsylvania. Reading from Confederates in 
the Attic, Jon directed me off the battlefield 
circuit to a side road leading to Elwood, the 
final resting place for Stonewall Jackson's 
amputated arm, as well as homestead turned 
army hospital with floorboards and ceilings 
still blotched with blood. Jon fell naturally 
into conversation with the two Elwood vol- 
unteers who, impressed with his knowledge, 
pulled out maps charting the movement of 
the 19th Massachusetts in the nearby battle- 
field. Only minutes later we were there, 
walking the perimeter, advancing as our 
friend James may have done, separated from 
history only by time. 

Having breathed and reHved the War 
relentless for the past week, we decided to 
turn northward towards Frederick, 
Maryland, where the Museum of Civil War 
Medicine awaited us. According to his 
gravestone, James B. Wiggin finished his mil- 
itary service as a medic, and as his poignant 
letters home suggested, an early bout with 
typhoid probably debilitated him to the 




Musee du Louvre, Paris, at dusk 



point where his duty was "to work in the 
hospital ... to help take care of the sick." 

No matter where we headed, the image 
of this young soldier accompanied us - from 
the Museum where we envisioned him in 
the blue wool medic's uniform, to the 
"Bloody Lane" at Antietam, site of the 
bloodiest single day of battle in the entire 
war, to the Copse of Trees on Cemetery 
Ridge in Gettysburg, where the 19th 
Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment found its 
day of glory. It was there on the third and 
last day of battle that the 19th Massachusetts 
volunteers rushed to the aid of other 
exhausted regiments and pushed back the 
confederates at the second line of defense. 
As went the battle, so, eventually, went the 
war. 

But this trip was obviously more than 
just travel. It was a time for Jon and me to 
shut out the rest of the world and live in the 
space of our shared curiosity. Ironically, 
James' shortened life guided us so far back in 
history, but led us so far ahead in terms of 
our closeness. 

I remembered that closeness one day 
last December when, for some reason, I sud- 
denly found myself thinking about my own 
mortality. I mentally skimmed my "short 
list" of places I've wanted to take my chil- 
dren - Prague, Venice, Machu Picchu... 
Paris! 1 called Jon. He had taught mc so 
much about the Civil War, and I had spent 



enough months in Paris as a student to feel 
that if the city and I still belonged together, 
which we do, then certainly it would 
embrace my son. Now it was payback time, 
so in March, we landed in Paris with a 
guidebook, a map, and two sets of good 
walking shoe:;. 

For the first few days, I was in charge. I 
carefully outlined the options for explo- 
ration and let Jon choose, depending on his 
interest and stamina. Together, we invaded 
Paris neighborhood by neighborhood, from 
the stylish and refined "Old City" of the first 
"arrondissement," to the colorful and elegant 
Jewish Quarter, to the buzzing Latin 
Quarter, to the slightly seedier Montmartre. 
We lost ourselves in art and in the sociology 
of the street. We mastered the metro. We 
threw crumbs of our crepes to Parisian 
pigeons. 

It didn't take long, however, until I 
noticed a subtle change in Jon. His deep 
appreciation of the world around him, which 
I had witnessed on our previous trip 
together, was still very niuch intact. What 
was different, though, was his seeming meta- 
morphosis out (^f his role of "dependent" 
into a stunningly self-confident Parisian 
"wannabe." The French expression "etre 
bien dans sa peau" ("feeling good in your 
skin") had suddenly come to fit him like a 
glove. Despite my best intentions of show- 
ing him my i'ans, he was showing me his. 



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Portrait of father and child in front of the Eiffel Tower 

And his Paris was new, and fresh, and stunning. He walked me 
up and down the little streets constituting the backdrop for the film 
Amelie, or, as Parisians have come to identify it, "le Paris d'Amelie 
PouHn." We scoured Montparnasse in search of a non-existent pho- 
tography museum yet luxuriated in photographic portraiture at the 
Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson. We combed through the dense 
and confusing rows of tombs at the Cimetiere Pere Lachaise to pay 
homage not only to Jim Morrison, but also to Edith Piaf, Oscar 
Wilde, and Jon's newfound hero, Frederic Chopin. But not unlike 
the 19th Massachusetts at Gettysburg, Jon reached his peak under 
threat of hostility at the Place de la Sorbonne. There, the heat of 
pre-riot tensions between students and police (that sent a chill 
down my spine and a major yellow streak down my back) put a grin 
on his face as he jogged into the melee, his camera to his eye. 
Indeed, watching him frame each of the 500 pictures he took 
throughout our week together shed new light on this, my son, and 
his unique, evolving view of the- world. 

Yes, this trip, too, was obviously more than just travel. Once 
again, it was a time for us to shut out the rest of the world and live, 
as before, in the space of our shared curiosity. But this time, as I 
walk along the Seine next to an engaged, utterly comfortable and 
even exhilarated young man, I am suddenly aware that time is pass- 
ing, the excited but slightly nervous boy who had sat next to me on 
the plane to Paris nearly a week earlier was evolving before my very 
eyes. Poor Mrs. Wiggin never had that luxury. 

I still fully intend to take my kids to Paris, to Prague, to Venice 
and Machu Picchu, along with any other wonderful place that hap- 
pens to turn up on my "short list." Yet at times I wonder if my chil- 
dren may outgrow me and be off on their own before I can make 
my dreams for us come true. And that is why - whether on a 1600- 
mile adventure south, a week-long trip to Paris, or even a two-mile 
drive to Triton Middle School and back on a jam-packed morning 
— I am so very grateful for any gift of time together, i 




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Project RISE student 
Dayzel Love 



By Advienne Berry-Burton 



Project RISE was created by Rob Dixon at Tliayer Acadetny 
Braintree in 1993 as a summer day program to give midd 
school students of promise an educational advantage as they pL 
for high school. As the website wwiv.projectrise.com explain 
today Project RISE is committed to increasing the enrollment 
competent African American and Latino /Hispanic students in. 
the private school sector The overall goal of the program is . 
improve self esteem and academic motivation, which will enlnvh 
aspirations for achievement, educationally, socially and cultunill 
Last year, Dixon approached Isaiah Suggs about expand ii 
Project RISE to The Governor's Academy and making it a re. 
idential program. The idea became reality in summer 2006. \ 

The 24 young rising seventh, eighth and ninth grade:! 
arrived at The Governor's Academy on Monday, July 10, 200(| 
None had ever stayed overnight with anyone who wasn't famil 
Their parents entered the room with caution. AH of these atter 
tive parents had been convinced by the Academy's friend an 
tutor Howard Sticklor and Associate Director of Admission Isaia 
Suggs '78 that what their children were about to begin would t 
a great opportunity and a great experience. They each decide j 
that they were willing to bravely risk trusting their children wit 
strangers. Each student and each parent beHeved what M 
Sticklor and Mr. Suggs had told them - that this three-week edi 
cational experience would be a beneficial part of building 
stronger academic foundation. 

We, the staff of Project RISE (Respect, Integrity an 
Success through Education), were being trusted with these pai 
ents' precious children. We took on that responsibility wit 
absolute confidence. We became partners that evening with eac 
other, the children and their parents in building that strongt 
foundation. j 

From July 10th to July 28th, Monday through Thursda 
through some of the hottest days of the summer, the staff and stt 
dents of Project RISE spent the mornings in class, the afternooi 
in enrichment activities, and the evenings in study hall. Th 
mornings and evenings were intense, full of new informatioi 
questions, discussions, homework assignments, tutorial session 
reading, tests, photography, reports, PowerPoint lessons, interne 
research, group projects and laughter. Raymond Long '96, a 



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.cademy mathematics teacher, taught algebra and how to PEMDAS. 

ven seventh graders were learning to Please Excuse My Dear Aunt 

ally in pursuit of a balanced algebraic equation. Howard taught them 

) explore the impact of theory in science though the study of biol- 

gy. Academy Spanish teacher Olga DeGrasse introduced them to 

panish and the history of how the European language found its way 

ito the Western hemisphere. Albert DeGrasse taught English and 

ony through poetry. I introduced 

lem to the Tainos, the Caribs and the 

paniards as their nations and cultures 

lat merged in the Caribbean on the 

land of Ayiti (Haiti/Hispaniola). Their 

nowledge of Hispaniola was aug- 

lented by a trip to the Boston 

listorical Society. Throughout the 

'•eeks, Rob Dixon, the founder of 

roject RISE, came to Byfield from 

loston to observe how his program 

ras being expanded and augmented. 

Ir. Dixon was pleased. 

The intense academic mornings 
^ere balanced with afternoon enrich- 
lent activities - vocal music with Billie 
'ox of The Platters; art with Anabel 
erdomo '02 assisted by her childhood 
•lend Jackie Vocell, an alumna of 
Irown University; dance with Keara 
'homas '07; and Karate Aerobics with 
ensei Creighton. Jennifer Mejia '05 
elped them express their experiences 
nd their new knowledge through the 
ew skill of PowerPoint, and Chris 

>rvantes taught physics and aerodynamics with motorized cars and 
lanes. The first two Fridays we went off campus to explore and have 
different kind of fun. On the second Friday we were joined by stu- 
ents from England who came with akini and former jirofcssional bas- 
etball player Steve Bucknall '85. 

Some of the most powerful exchanges occurred after dinner 
*^hen study hall began. The students were assisted by counsek)rs 
^\\o had attended every class with them. Anthony Fk-urival '02, I^aul 



Project RISE students George Perez, Mackenzie Devoc, 
Fransisco Reyes 



Cruz '05, Carlos Apostle '07, Ebony Knowlin '05, Anabel and Jackie 
assisted the students in their evening homework assignments and proj- 
ects. These counselors were models of what is possible. In particular, 
current college students and college graduates who held high stan- 
dards for themselves were demanding the same high standards for the 
Project RISE students. The educators in the classroom daily expressed 
that they believed in the students'abilities and told them they could 

achieve everything we assigned. 
Outside the classroom, these 
young adults echoed that mes- 
sage and worked with the stu- 
dents to help them achieve that 
goal. 

Most days ended the same. 
After a few games of basketball, 
pizza, video games, teen talk and 
ice cold popsicles, counselors 
and coordinators gave the last 
call for the night. Breakfast at 
7:30 a.m. in the cafeteria and 
morning study hall would come 
quickly. 

Throughout the weeks we 

witnessed these students learn 

more about themselves, each 

other and the work!; increase 

tlicir math ability; and build 

their vocabulary in English, 

Spanish and biology. On the last 

Friday, the students prepared to 

show their parents what they 

hati k'.imcd and to sh.irc their 

tak'iits with their p.ircnts and lis. Hveryone agreed that il had hccn 

tlirce weeks wortli risking. Wc all tclt gratcfvil lor the support ot the 

Acidciny .ind the siiiiiiikt stafl that iii.ulc this opportunity possible. {5 

Adnciiuc Berry- liiirloii P'^)C), '04 is a iiicmhcr of ihc Hoanl oj 
inis\C('\ oj I lie ( ioi'ciiior's .liiidciiiy iiinl ili<ipLiiii ill I hiircrsily oj 
Massachusetts in Boston jiul Uciiis dollc^e in Weston. 




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Academy Bestows Diplomas to Vets... 

Some 60 Years Later 



World War II changed the 
lives of many young men still in 
high school. Duty called them 
away from their studies to the mil- 
itary action in Europe and the 
Pacific. At the Academy, several 
students left the bucolic rural set- 
ting where they were preparing 
for college before they received 
their diplomas. 

When Headmaster John M. 
Doggett Jr. learned that there were 
veterans who had never received 
diplomas, he became committed 
to righting the situation. "I felt 
that was an oversight that certainly 
needed to be remedied," he said. 
"These are people who served our 
country in a noble fashion," 
Doggett said. Some had actually 
applied for readmission to the 
Academy after returning from the service 
but were denied. The headmaster believes 
the school officials at the time feared the 
considerably older and more worldly vets 
might not be the best peers for the young 
and innocent students on campus. Some of 
the vets went back to their pubhc high 
schools or another prep school or straight to 
college. 

On Memorial Day, May 29, 2006, six 
former students of the Academy belatedly 
received their diplomas from Governor 
Dummer Academy at a ceremony in the 
school's Moseley Chapel at 12 noon. John 
R. Whitney of Walpole, MA, and Gordon J. 
Hoyt of Queensbury, NY, received their 
diplomas in person while Wallace L. Bolton 
of Palm Beach, FL, David W Barnard of 
Holden, MA, William A. Barrell of West 
Boxford, MA, and Homer Ambrose of Falls 
Church, VA, were honored in absentia. 

While the lack of an Academy diploma 
hardly held these men back from the consid- 
erable achievements in their lives, receiving 




John Whitney '44 receives his diploma from 
Headmaster John M. Doggett 



the status of alumnus 60 years later still felt 
sweet. 

"I was completely overcome when I got 
out of the car," recalls John Whitney. "I felt 
like Willy the Post. I was so pleased to be 
honored; it was terrific. It was great to 
reunite with old friends." Seeing today's stu- 
dents also pleased him, though he noted the 
difference between his era and theirs. "I was 
delighted to see the students; however, we 
had a much stricter dress code when I was in 
school," he remarked. 

Whitney, GDA Class of 1944, was 
inducted into the service in June, 1943. He 
served in the 136-gun battalion as an anti- 
aircraft radar operator. His three years of 
service took him throughout Europe to 
Antwerp, Belgium, England, Harr, Germany, 
and France. In Germany, he served as a 
member of the United States Occupation 
Division, utilizing a hospital x-ray room as a 
dark room to chronicle photographically the 
medical progress of those who survived the 
concentration camp at Auschw^itz. After his 



service in WWII, Whitney 
spent three years as a dairy 
farmer in Vermont before 
going to work for the family 
business, John R. Whitney 
and Company. He still oper- 
ates the company and resides 
in Walpole, MA with his wife 
Katherine. His son. Randy 
Whitney, is a graduate of 
GDA's Class of 1970; his 
granddaughter Catherine 
graduated in 2001 and his 
grandson Alexander in 2005. 
Gordon Hoyt was 
equally pleased. "I was very 
happy to return to campus," 
he says. "The media attention 
was overwhelming. Weeks 
after the event, family and 
friends were sending me cut 
outs of the story that ran in the Globe and 
other papers; I was flattered that so many 
people cared." Gordon also remarked about 
today's students. "The students seem to get 
younger every year; I am envious. Gosh, 
they look so young. 

They looked like an excellent cross sec- 
tion of young people." 

Hoyt, GDA Class of 1945, was inducted 
into the U.S. Army in March of his junior 
year at the Academy. He began as a member 
of the Army Air Corps and completed his 




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Dick Cousins '45 and Don Palais '48 study 
diploma of Homer Ambrose '47 



service in 1946 with the rank of Private First Class. After his miHtary 
service, he earned a Bachelor's degree from Bowdoin CoUege. Since 
college graduation, Hoyt has worked in the insurance business, cur- 
rently serving as Chairman of Hermitage Insurance Company. He 
resides in Queensbury, New York, with his wife Cynthia. They have 
two grown children. 

Homer Ambrose couldn't make the trip but expressed his pleas- 
ure at the recognition. "I am deeply honored to receive a diploma. 
It's hanging on the wall of my ofiBce," he said. I'm just extremely 
honored to be remembered 
by the Academy." 

Homer was forced to 
leave GDA after his junior 
year in 1946 because his 
father, a captain in the United 
States Navy, was transferred 
from the Portsmouth Navy 
Yard to the Navy Department 
in Washington, DC. He 
(Homer) spent 20 years of 
commissioned service in the 
U.S. Army Corps of 
Engineers. He is a veteran of 
the Korean War, Vietnam War 
and Cold War, retiring in 
1971 as a Lieutenant Colonel. 
He earned a B.S. in Civil 
Engineering from Virginia 
MiHtary Institute, an M.S. in 
Civil Engineering from Iowa 
State University, and a Ph.D. 
in Engineering Management 
from the California Coast 
University. He is also a gradu- 
ate of the U.S. Army 
Command and General Staff 
College. Ambrose currently 
resides in Falls Church, VA, 
with his wife Elizabeth. They 
have two grown children. 

Wally Bolton offered an 
understatement when asked 
for a reaction to the belated 
diploma. "I'd say it took a lit- 
tle while," he said. Wally, a 
member of the Class of 1944, 
was inducted into the service 
in October, 1943 and served in 
Normandy, France, the 
Rhineland, the Ardennes, and 
Central Europe. He was a gun 
crewman and a gunner in an 

artillery battery of Patton's Third Army His battalion was the first to 
arrive at St. Lo, France. At war's end, he was stationed in Linn, 
Austria. Following the war, he attended Brown University and gr.ni 
uated with a B.A. in 1950. After graduation, he worked in his fam- 
ily's business, Bolton-Emerson, Inc., in Lawrence, MA. I Ic (uniMitly 




(top) Gordon Hoyt '44 and John Whitney '44 place wreaths at 
the memorial plaque at Carter Circle 

(above)The Governor's Academy community observes a 
moment of silence f(u Memorial Day 



resides in Palm Beach, Florida with his wife Barbara. They have three 
grown children. 

Dave Barnard, Class of 1945, volunteered for the service in fall 
of 1944. He served in the United States Army from 1944 to 1946, as 
a member of the 5th Army in Italy during the PO VaUey/North 
Apennine Campaign. Dave who currently resides in Holden, MA 
was honorably discharged in 1946 and is the owner of Barnard Real 
Estate. He previously served as chairman of the Worcester Industrial 
Development Financing Authority and the City of Worcester Rent 

Review Board. He and his wife 
Susan have four grown children. 
When he was notified of 
the Academy's plans, William 
"Bill" Barrell, felt honored. "I 
was grateful. After 60 some years, 
I was very grateful," he said. "I 
love the school and would sup- 
port it until the day I die. There 
were great people, teachers and 
camaraderie," he recalled. A 
member of the Class of 1945, 
Bill left GDA during his junior 
year to serve in WWII. In 
February 1944, he was assigned 
to the 95th Infantry Division. 
His unit arrived in Europe on 
August 17, 1944 and engaged 
with enemy forces in northern 
France, the Rhineland and 
Central Europe. On November, 
20, 1944, he was wounded in 
action and was subsequently 
awarded a Purple Heart and 
Bronze Star. After recovering 
from his injury, he was promoted 
to the rank of Staff Sergeant, 
returning to action and later 
receiving a Good Conduct 
Medal and World War II Victory 
Medal. Upon discharge in June 
l'M5, he entered the Macintosh 
School of Accounting and went 
on to work as Treasurer of his 
tannly owned business. The 
Lawrence Duck Company, until 
he retired in 1987. He lives with 
his wife Janet in West Boxford, 
MA. 

The Acatlcmy hopes to 
honor any other veterans who 
K'lt ihe St liool before gradu.ition 
in order to serve in the .uined 
services. Please eont.u I M.itt I ie.ith, M,i|or (iifts Officer, Otiiee of 
Development, I he Governor's At.uleiny, ')7<S-49<)-.321 5, 
inheath(«jthegovernorsacademy.oig with any infonn.itujii about 
other vets. iH 



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By Dane Lemberger '07 



Someone once said "Life is a journey, 
not a destination." Indeed, every day is a 
new adventure and every moment is epic. 
Throughout my seventeen-year existence, 
I've been blessed with wonderful family and 
friends, not to mention an outlook on life 
that even amazes me at times. Yet no one 
ever said life was easy - we face an over- 
whelming chaos of expectation, confusion, 
love, hate, and everything in between. 

As a philosopher, I've always debated 
the meaning of life and why I was placed on 
Earth. Sometimes, I feel empowered to rush 
towards my destiny. At other times, though, I 
find it almost impossible to gather up the 
strength to continue. Does life reaUy matter? 
Of course it does, but we've been known to 
take it way too seriously. There's been many 
a day when I disappear from this mortal 
realm and ascend into the world of dreams: 
wondering how a collection of organic mol- 
ecules can assemble into a sentient, miracu- 
lous creature capable of absolutely anything 
he sets his mind to. If most of us don't even 
know the secret of life, are we taking it for 
granted? Is focusing on hterary analysis, 
impHcit differentiation, and poetic meter 
really as important as my teachers say it is? 
Nonetheless, I've always loved to learn, and 
my times have been filled with awards and 
recognition for the way I apply my intellect. 
A great thing, but learning isn't my top pas- 
sion in life. 

Ever since I was a little boy, my heart has 
yearned to reach out to new people and help 
them in any way I could. Kindness is a price- 
less treasure; love conquers all. I am Com 
apart by conflict, and nearly driven to tears 
by many of the hardships every human being 
must endure. But how am I to fight against 
fighting? Shyness and fear of others' opinions 
have silenced me for too long. I have finally 
embraced the potential within nic. My soul 
is unlocked through love. There is nothing as 



beautiful as ^viping away the tears of a 
beloved one, giving a kiss and a hug and a 
smile. My only wish is for all hatred to be 
completely eradicated from this world. I \vill 
stop at nothing to satisfy this goal before my 
mind embraces the afterlife. I am the 
guardian of humanity: my brother's keeper, 
protector of the innocent and destroyer of 
evil. If only there were more hours in the 
day, more years in my being - then maybe I 
would be able to perform my duty. I'm not 
the only one - there is power in numbers, 
and I rejoice in the sacred bond of trust 
between two people that Ave call friendship. 

Many have said that I have the golden 
touch. Looking out at all of you, I disagree: 
I'm not the miracle worker. My friends, you 
are the ones with incredible talent, motiva- 
tion, and powerful minds. I wouldn't be 
where I am today without you.Your encour- 
agement has sent me soaring. You have made 
yourselves my allies from the first time you 
met me. And it's about time that I stand up 
for you. 

The challenges of modern life can eas- 
ily overwhelm anyone who isn't ready. So 
I'm going to share my philosophy on life 
with you, in hope that I will reenergize your 
mind, pacify your souls, and prepare you for 
the journey ahead. 

First of all, never give up. A true cham- 
pion is one who sets a goal and never loses 
sight of it. Everyone makes mistakes; there's 
no reason to cry over spilled milk. 

Have mental toughness and speed, and 
never be afraid to think something over. 
Don't let negative remarks slow you down, 
and do all that you cm. it's perfectly normal 
to be unsure; it's above average to carefully 
think about your actions more than you have 
to. Think about who .uui what will he 
affected, and if the risk will be worth ii m 
the end. Value otiuTs" lut's, hapiimess, .uui 
well-hcmii; as highly as you value yours. 



More often than not, you get what you 
deserve; be friendly, and others will reply in 
turn. There's no advantage to being mean. 

Live, and let live. If there's no reason to 
interfere when you shouldn't or don't have 
to, ignore the situation. There can be a fine 
line between minding your ow^n business 
and deciding that you have to jump in; make 
the right choice, and others will think highly 
of you. Even though you control your life 
completely, interaction with others isn't 
worthless at all, and can mean the difference 
between success and failure (especially in the 
world of business). 

Have fun. Without joy, this world would 
be a monotonous and dark place where 
nothing would be accomplished. Have a 
good sense of humor. Take things seriously 
only when you feel it is necessary. Realize 
that no one is perfect; mistakes are made, and 
approaching them with a smile is the right 
way to go. 

Be kind. There is nothing in this world 
as powerful as kindness. Not only does it feel 
incredible, you'll make so many friends, savor 
so many moments, and never regret a thing. 
Respect is the right attitude to have towarcis 
the world. 

And, most importantly of all, believe in 
yourself, and there's nothing you can't do. 
Unlock the power widiin, and you'll go far- 
ther than your wildest dreams. 

Think of these things whenever you 
feel troubled. Never be afraid to ask for help: 
there's always someone there to lend a hand, 
no matter what. I know I'll be there for all of 
you. 

And with that, I leave you to go back to 
your world, hoping that I've made a differ- 
ence in this community. Whether 1 see you 
every day, every couple of weeks, or just pass 
by now and then, I respect ami salute every- 
oiK' here. May our paths cross again .someday. 



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in memoriain 



John W. Whittlesey of Chappaqua, NY, 
died on April 1 . A graduate of Harvard 
College, he earned an LLB from Harvard 
University and an LLM from Columbia 
University. He was sole proprietor of 
J.W. Whittlesey in Chappaqua before 
becoming Administrative Law Judge for 
the Office of Hearings and Appeals in 
White Plains, NY. He is survived by his 
wife Barbara and three children. 

Robert Danforth Ogg '37 of Santa 
Rosa, California, died on May 19. After 
leaving the Academy, he attended 
University of California-Berkeley, 
Stanford University and San Francisco 
University, earning a degree in engineer- 
ing. He served in the Navy during World 
War II as an intelligence officer, retiring 
as a Lt. Commander and remaining in the 
USNR for most of his life. After the war, 
he was a utilities engineer, helping to cre- 
ate the microwave communications for 
the state of California. He is best known 
for developing and co-inventing the 
Danforth Anchor with his uncle and for 
authoring many articles about safe boat- 
ing. He served as trustee at the University 
of California and the Lawrence Hall of 
Science and was a lifetime member of 
the New York Yacht Club. He is survived 
by his wife Nancy, three sons and several 
grandchildren. 

Sumner R.Andrews '38 of Winchester, 
MA, died on July 21 at the Winchester 
Hospital. He was a graduate of Harvard 
College and Boston University Law 
School. At Harvard, he was a member of 
the Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770, the 
Harvard Lampoon, and Speaker's Club. 
During World War II, he served in the US 
Army. For 30 years, he was an attorney 
for Tyler and Reynolds Group in Boston 
before working as a partner for 30 years 
with Robbins, Noyce and Jansen in 
Boston. He was active in the Winchester 
community serving on the boards of sev- 
eral institutions. His wife Lydia pre- 
deceased him. He is survived by two 
children and four grandchildren. 



Robert E Olander '38 of Hadley, MA, 
died June 4. After graduating from the 
Academy, he became a member of the 
infamous Amherst College "hurricane" 
class of 1942. After college, he enlisted it 
the Army Air Corps. Following his serv- 
ice, he spent 35 years in sales administra- 
tion and as manager of operations in the 
home oil heating industry, working for 
Norwood Oil, Hampden Oil, Waterbury 
Petroleum Co. Converse Carlise and 
Metropolitan Petroleum Division for the 
Piston Co and Ultramar Petroleum until 
his retirement in 1983. He served as pres- 
ident and was a member of the Western 
Mass Fuel Dealers Association, chairper- 
son of the Statewide Better Home Heat 
Council and was a member of the New 
England Fuel Institute. He was an avid 
golfer and belonged to several golf clubs. 
He is survived by his wife of 39 years, 
Patricia, three daughters, six grandchil- 
dren and five great grandchildren. 

WilHam H. Torrey '40 of Babylon, NY, 
died July 5 in Good Shepherd Hospice. 
After graduating from the Academy, he 
served in the US Army Air Corps for four 
years. Later he ran his own management 
recruiting business. He was also a cham- 
pion sailor on the Great South Bay. He is 
survived by his wife of 58 years, Joy, a 
son, and two granddaughters. 

Dennis Anderson '44 of Florida died on 
January 23. After graduating from the 
Academy, he earned a Bachelor's degree 
from Stanford University. He is survived 
by his wife Mary and two sons. 

Keith A. Johnson '45 of Portland, 
Maine, died on April 17. He graduated 
from the Academy after graduating from 
Deering High School; he then attended 
Bowdoin College. An all-state halfback, 
a three-time All-Telegram catcher, and 
leading base stealer, he was also a bas- 
ketball starter and earned an outdoor 
track letter in the sprints and long jump. 
He played Twilight League and semi-pro 
baseball; one of the highlights of his 



career was playing for the New England 
All-Star team. In 2000, he was inducted 
into the Maine Baseball Hall of Fame. 
His professional career was in banking 
and insurance; he retired from UNUM 
Insurance as a senior group service rep- 
resentative. He is survived by his wife 
Elizabeth, three children and several 
grandchildren. 

Richard "Spider" Leavitt '47 of 
Greenville, Maine, died in June. He grad- 
uated from Worcester Polytech Institute 
and workd for Essex Tool and Die prior 
to his retirement. At the Academy he was 
a strong member of the ski team, known 
for his performance in the downhill 
slalom races. He is survived by his wife 
Marilyn. 

John "Pat" Patterson '47 of Whitman, 
MA, died on November 15, 2004, at the 
age of 76. At the Academy, he was a 
major force on the basketball team. 
Following graduation he attended 
Nichols College and UMASS-Amherst 
before working as a system production 
manager for Humphrey, Browning and 
MacDoughall. He is survived by four 
children. 

James Peter Weldon '48 of North 
Hampton and Dataw Island, SC, died 
August 23 at his New Hampshire home 
at the age of 75. A graduate of the 
College of the Holy Cross, he served as a 
gunnery officer in the navy during the 
Korean War before working until his 
retirement as a manufacturing executive 
at the J.D. Cahill Co. in Hampton, NH. 
J. P. served on the University of New 
Hampshire board of trustees for several 
years. A champion golfer, he won nine 
club championship between 1964 and 
1975 at the Wentworth Fairways as well 
as the 1969 championship at Abenaqui 
Country Club in Rye Beach. He is sur- 
vived by his wife of 53 years, Virginia, 
two sons, a daughter, and three grand- 
children. 



22 TheAvchon -- Fall 2006 



in memoriam 



Irwin Grossman '49 died of cancer on 
May 23 in La Jolla, California. A graduate 
of Harvard College and Columbia School 
of Journalism, he was a sports promoter 
for most of his professional career, serv- 
ing as sports marketing director for 
Honda for 32 years. Irv Grossman Public 
Relations was involved in everything 
from professional volleyball and racquet- 
ball to Winston Cup racing. He is credited 
with, in 1958, convincing heavyweight 
champion Floyd Patterson's manager, Cus 
D'Amato, to set up a title fight training 
center in Oceanside. It was also his sug- 
gestion in 1976 to open the Heisman 
Trophy to women. Among his many 
achievements, he staged three Davis 
Cups, an ATP tournament, and helped 
raise more than $1,500,000 for the 
Scripps Polster Breast Care Cneter with 
La Costa's Acura Classic. He is survived 
by his wife Tora, three sons and four 
grandchildren. 

Henry Brockelman '50 of Eliot, Maine, 
formerly of Wayland, MA, died on May 
3 . After graduating from the Academy, he 
earned a Bachelor's degree from MIT. 

William Webster Atwell '51 died on 
August 8 in Houston, Texas, from compli- 
cations following liver cancer surgery. 
After graduating from the Academy, he 
earned a degree in business from 
Southern Methodist University. During 
the Korean War he was stationed in 
Panama. He began his professional life in 
the oil business and then became 
renowned for his success in real estate 
development and restoration in San 
Antonio. In recent years he maintained 
homes in Blanco, Texas and Blowing 
Rock, North Carolina. He served on the 
boards of several corporations and clubs. 
He is survived by his wife of 15 years, 
Gena, three children, one step-daughter, 
and nine grandchildren. 



Rev. Edward S. Clapp '53 of Table 
Grove, Illinois, died on June 13. A 1958 
graduate of Middlebury College, he 
earned a Master of Divinity at Drew 
Theological Seminary and served for 
many years as pastor of Table Grove 
Community Church. He is survived by his 
wife Elsie. 

Woodbury "Woody" K. Dana III '60 
died August 14 after a long illness. After 
graduating from GDA, he attended 
Cornell University and Boston 
University. He worked for many years for 
the Coalition for the Psychiatrically 
Labeled and other programs for those liv- 
ing with mental illness. He was a member 
of the Board of Directors of Shalom 
House. He was a supporter of local artists 
and exhibited his own work at the 
University of New England Art Gallery. 
He is survived by two sisters and their 
families. 

Rev. Charles Henderson Lee '66 of 
Asheville, North Carolina, died on June 
19 at the Solace Inpatient Unit of 
Mountain Area Hospice. He earned his 
Bachelor's degree from the University of 
North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his 
Master of Divinity form the Divinity 
School at Vanderbilt University and from 
Western Carolina University. He was a 
strong advocate for the needy and for peo- 
ple living with HIV/AIDS, serving as 
chaplain, caregiver and counselor. He is 
survived by his father and siblings. 



Edward Conway Young '73, former 
Academy history teacher and assistant 
headmaster, died on July 10 in Texas after 
a long illness. A Morse Flag winner and 
graduate of Middlebury College (B A) and 
Southern Methodist University (MA), Ed 
most recently served as Head of School at 
All Saints Episcopal Day School in 
Phoenix, Arizona. During his impressive 
career, he also worked in admissions at 
Middlebury College and Tufts University, 
as well as at A Better Chance and St. 
Marks School of Texas. Ed served on 
numerous boards including the Desert 
Botanical Gardens, Phoenix Country Day 
School, Secondary School Admission 
Testing Board, Brookwood School, Black 
Board of Directors Project, and the 
Governing Board of the National 
Association of Episcopal Schools. He was 
a member of Tanner A.M.E. Church and 
Gamma Mu Boule. He leaves his wife of 
27 years. Sheila McDowall Young, and 
children Edward '01, Kristina '02 and 
Aaliyah. 

Correction: In the spring 2006 Archon, 
it was mistakenly written that George L. 
Boynton '56 received a Master's degree 
from Columbia University. In fact, it was 
his brother Peter who did, though both 
brothers earned Bachelor's degrees from 
Stanford. George's children's names were 
listed as Carly and Lynda; they should 
have been listed as Carly and Lindy. The 
editor apologizes for the errors. 



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The Academy Athletic Hall of Fame Nomination Form 



Please suggest a nominee for the The Governor's Academy Athletic Hall of Fame! Complete this form (or pho- 
tocopy it) and mail the nomination form to Mike Moonves,The Governor's Academy, I Elm Street, 
Byfield, MA 1 922 or send by fax to 978-462- 1319 



Nominee's Name 

Your Name 

Address 



Class 



if applicable 



Class 



if applicable 



City 



State 



Zip 



Home Phone 



Business Phone 



Preferred Email 



Why do you believe this person should be consid- 
ered for The Governors Academy Athletic Hall 
of Fame? 

(Please list awards/honors while he or she was a student/athlete at 
The Academy or other information to support your nomination.) 




The Governor's Academy 

Other Notes: 

The Athletic Hall of Fame Committee will make final 
decisions on new inductees for the fall of 2007 to join 
those inducted in 2003 and 2005. 



Criteria to consider for an alumnus/a: 

• athletic performance while a student at The 
Governor's Academy, realizing that sportsmanship, 
leadership and teamwork are critical elements of 
athletic success at The Academy 



Criteria to consider for a coach at 
The Governor's Academy: 

• his or her exemplary performance as a coach, realiz- 
ing that teaching and sportsmanship are essential val- 
ues of good coaching 

Criteria to consider for a friend of 

The Governor's Academy Athletics: j 

• his or her contribution to The Governor's Academy i 
Athletics as a loyal supporter to athletic programs at ] 
The Academy j 

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Other criteria to consider: 

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• athletic performance or participation in athletics I 
beyond The Governor's Academy that has brought 
recognition to The Academy, and has served as a 
model for the The Academy community 

• any alumnus/a or coach nominated for the Athletic 
Hall of Fame must have been away from The Academy 
for a minimum of 10 years 

Deadline: 

Nomination forms are due by January 31, 2007 




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NNUAL Report 2006 



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Jeffrey L. Gordon '69, Trustee President 



This Annual Report marks two monumental events at 
The Governor's Academy: Dan Morgan's retirement after a 
ten-year term as President of the Board of Trustees and the 
successful conclusion of the largest capital campaign in the 
Academy's history. Both are intertwined, of course, because 
our recent 50 million dollar campaign had its roots in the 
strategic vision for our school that Dan and the Board of 
Trustees worked so hard to develop with Headmasters 
Bragdon and Doggett over the last decade. Every item on 
the campaign list requiring funding was researched and 
reviewed countless times to insure its priority status and its 
essential contribution to the Academy's mission. 

As our school family well knows by now, these critical 
focal points of the campaign included faculty compensation, 
scholarship aid, three new major buildings, vast improve- 
ments in technology on campus, new faculty housing units, 
new athletic fields, and funds to increase our endowment. 
Each one of these elements of our long range plan came 
about because of a determined effort by Dan to incorporate 
strategic planning as part of his continuing agenda as Board 
President. Seeing the plan through to completion is enor- 
mously rewarding, and much of the credit of the campaign's 
success rests fully with Dan. 



Having said that this mission was accomplished, please 
do not think for a moment that this Board of Trustees and 
Headmaster have any intention to rest on past laurels. 
Change, progress, and innovation are part of the lexicon of 
our school and are an absolute necessity for us to have 
remained so vital 243 years into our long history. The 
Independent School League, of which The Governor's 
Academy is a proud member, is a very competitive environ- 
ment, and we must constantly strive to stay ahead of the 
curve to succeed in our stated goal to be one of the finest 
small boarding schools in the country. To borrow a line from 
the Academy's new view book that was recently published 
for our prospective applicants: "The competition is fierce at 
the ISL schools. So are we." Our best days may still be 
ahead, of us. 




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Jeff Gordon '69, Trustee President 



The Honor Roll of Donors 

The Governor's Academy wishes to thank 
the alumni and alumnae, parents and friends 
who generously contributed to the Academy 
in 2005-2006. Gifts to the Annual Fund pro- 
mote the continuation of a strong tradition at 
the Academy. 

Alumni and Alumnae, parents and friends 
who contribute $500 or more to The 
Governor's Academy are recognized as leader- 
ship donors, and qualify for membership in 
one of the Academy's seven leadership soci- 
eties. Graduates Of the Last Decade (GOLD) 
qualify as leadership donors with gifts of 
$100 or more while young college undergrad- 
uates qualify with a gift of any amount. 

AW-Alumni Widow; GP-Grandparent; 
FR-Friend: FS-Faculty/ Staff; P-Parent; 
TR-Trustee; ^-Deceased 



The 1763 Society 

In grateful appreciation to these alumni/ae, 
parents, and friends who gave $50,000 or 
more to the Annual Fund. 

Robert M. '67 and Anne Bass 



The Milestone Society 

In grateful appreciation to these alumni/ae, 
parents, and friends who gave $25,000 or 
more to the Annual Fund. 

Carrie W. Penner '88 

The Walton Famiiy Foundation 

John Wilson '56 



The William Dummer Society 

In grateful appreciation to these alumni/ae, 
parents and friends who gave $10,000 or 
more to the Annual Fund. 

Christopher C. Beebe '55, TR 
Theodore '37 and 

Beverly Bergmann, P'65'70'75 
Christopher and Lisa Collins P'07, TR 
Jay Cooke III '54 
Anthony and Stacey DiCroce P'09 
Fitzpatrick Family Foundation 
John and Jan Fitzpatrick P'09 
Putnam P. Flint '37, GP'99 
Stephen and Beverly Giblin P'04'05, TR 
Stephen '52 and 

Marie-Louise Kasnet P'95, TR 
Richard and Nancy Kelleher P'99'01, TR 
Daniel '57 and Mayo Morgan P'97'02, TR 
Mark and Sandra Muscatello P'05'08 
Nathaniel and 

Elizabeth Stevens Foundation 
James '72 and Polly Pierce P'08, TR 
Gary and Jill Rogers P'04'07 
Robert '40 and 

Marilyn Schumann P'65'74, GP'03 
William and Susan Shea P'07 
Robert and Suzanne Sullivan P'07 
Stephen and Karen Swensrud GP'04'05'09 
The Sidney A. Swensrud Foundation 
Tetsuo and Takako Takasugi P'05 
Peter Tarr and Gail Nelson P'06 
C. Thomas '39 and Eunice Tenney P'69 
C. Thomas Tenney, Jr. '69, TR 



Jesus and Edna Torres P'06 

Bruce C. Turner '83, TR 

S. Robson Walton P'88 

Courtney S. Wang '74 

The Wang Foundation 

Jeffrey and Marion Webster P'08'09 



The Governor's Society 

In grateful appreciation to these alumni/ae, 
parents and friends who gave $5,000 or more 
to the Annual Fund. 



Anonymous 
Charles C. Bowen '50 
William and Cynthia Burke P'08 
Hyung Suck Chai and 

Mi Kyung Hong P'09 
Frank and Penelope Cieri P'09 
Andrew Cotreau and 

Dyane Mini-Cotreau P'06 
Charles A. Davis '57 
Henry '70 and Cathy Eaton P'03'08, TR 
Bruce and Janet Ferland P'07 
Martin and Paula Fisch P'08 
Eugene A. Gargaro 
A. Charles Goodrich III '39 
Jeffrey L. Gordon '69, TR 
Greater Miami Jewish Federation 
Jason G. Greenberg '95, TR 
David M. Hicks '54 
The Highland Street Foundation 
Brian and Kathy Hines P'08'09 
Crosby Hitchcock '43 
Inez Benjamin Foundation 
Michael and Ellen Kenny P'08 
James Knott '47 

Yung Oh Kwon and Ji Min Lee P'07 
Yu Jin Lee '05 

Mark and Regina Leibovitz P'05'G7 
Joseph and Erika Leone P'09 
Timothy Maier '66 
David and Donna McGrath P'09 
William S. McPhee '52 
Joshua '59 and Mary Miner P'95'98 
Timothy and Cynthia Moran P'07 
Daniel L. Morison '88 
Richard A. Nielsen '55 
The Nielsen Family Foundation 
J. Jeffcott Ogden '76 
William F. O'Leary '73 
Brian and Krystyna Owen P'05'05 
Alan and Donna Perkins P'09 
Matthew E. Perkins '88 
Jeffrey and Carmen Pope P'08 
Haskell Rhett '54, TR 
Dong Won Shin and Seon Young Min P'08 
Howard F. Stirn '41 
James C. Waugh '44 
John and Laura Wolfe P'08 



The Master Moody Society 

In grateful appreciuiion tu these ulumni/ae, 
parents and friends who gave $2,500 or more 
to the Annual Fund. 

Anonymous 

Michael and Laura Arrigo P'06'08 

Karla A. Austen '81 

Stephen and Katherine Barrand P'08 

John A. Blau '87 

Nabil and Rose Boghos P'09 

Boston Red Sox Foundation 

Catherine D. Burgess '91 

Brian and Diane Cahill P'09 

James and CeAnn Carney P'07 

Hyuntae and Soyoung Choi P'07 



Jae Kook Chun and 
Do Kyeong Jeong P'08 
Hubert and Frances deLacvivier P'03'06 
Steve and Edith Dubord P'01'02'05 
Steven and Sandra Dunstan P'09 
Thomas and Susan Durkin P'08'09 
The Eaton Foundation 
William S. Friend '55 
Richard and Katherine Goglia P'04 
The Grace Jones Richardson Trust 
Thomas and Karen Guidi P'07 
Harold and Kathryn Hansen P'09 
Anthony W. Hawthorne '56 
Hurdle Hill Foundation 
Thomas P. Jones III '60 
Eui Chul Kim and Kyung Sook Lee P'06 
Hong Seop Kim and Yun-Jeong Lee P'09 
Suk Han Kim and 
Younghee Kim P'06 
Frank Kitchell '35 
John and Barbara Kotzen P'08 
James Krzywicki and 
Debra Scannell P'06'08 
Joe and Susan Lang P'03'05'G7 
Hongjoo and Hwallan Lee P'09 
Jae Lee and Kye Ryu P'06 
Seok Lyoo and Hae Shin P'05 
Sean Mahoney '85 
Brian H. Noyes '75, TR 
The Oxford League, Inc. 
Robert '73 and Sherilyn Phillips P'03 
Quaker Hill Foundation 
Peter L. Richardson '71 
Henry M. Rosen '79 
Joan Ross P'OO 

James '58 and Susan Rudolph P'05, TR 
David and Nanette Rutter P'05'09 
George and Coreen Scharfe P'95'OG, TR 
William '71 and Marcy Shack P'05 
Jonathan Shafmaster '63, P'90 
Steven '74 and Eileene Shapiro P'09, TR 
Larry Smith and Judith Wilson P'06 
Perry M. Smith '76 
Russell and Frances Smith P'68'76 
Richard W. Snowdon III '61 
Kurt Somerville P'08 

Jung Haon Song and Hyun Hee Lee P'08 
Peter N. Starosta '81 
Norman and Robyn Stavis P'05'07'09 
Andrew J. Sterge '77 
Richard and Heidi Vancisin P'05'06 
W.C. Cammett Engineering, Inc. 
William and Martha Willis P'07 
Nathan '58 and June Withington P'84'97 
Byungsun Woo and Geumhee Chung P'07 



The Headmaster's Society 

With grateful appreciation to these 
alumni/ae, parents and friends who gave 
$1,000 or more to the Annual Fund. 

Barby Almy P'05 
Sung-Jin An '95, TR 
Sumner R. Andrews '38* 
Mrs. William B. Ardiff AW'55 
Ayco Charitable Foundation 
Andrew C. Bailey '40 
Robert and Karen Barnett P'08 
Richard J. Bates '72 
Joseph J. Benson '80 
James and Carolyn Berluti P'05 
Carl A. Berntsen III '58 
William Berry & Sons 
Mr. and Mrs. Sherwood C. Blake P'73'79 
Margarita Blanter and 
Alex Alexeyenko P'09 
Alan D. Booth '61 



Preston and Allison Bradford P'04'06 

Peter and Dorothy Bragdon 

Mark and Pamela Brislin P'08 

David S. Brown '81 

Norman G. Brown '47 

John C. Canepa '49 

Abby Locke Castle '81 

Central New York Community Foundation 

John '71 and LaLande dayman P'08'10 

Anthony J. Cohen '91 

William S. Connolly '72 

Mark and Joanna Connors P'06 

Andrew Conway and Janice Adie P'07'08 

Robert 0. Coulter '49 

Wendy B. Cowie '79 

David W. Critics '81 

Colin R Cross '74 

Robert D.W. Culver, Jr. '52 

Michael and Margaret Curran P'02'04 

Douglas '67 and Linda Curtis P'97 

Troy Dagres '79 

Robert C. DeLena '87 

Robert and Nancy DeMartini P'09 

Robert and Patricia Dempsey P'04 

Frank S. Dickerson III '57 

Michael and 

Barbara DiGuiseppe P'01'03'07 
Dominic and Emily DiMaggio GP'08 
Marty and Patty Doggett P'04'07'08 
John and Maryjane Doorly P'97 
Timothy and Mary Durkin P'07 
Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation 
John and Jane Ellis P'02'07 
The Ellsworth Foundation 
David H. Ellsworth '48 
Fidelity Foundation 
Donato Frattaroli P'06 
Nancy Frattaroli P'06 
Robert and Shirley French P'76, GP'09 
Steven '76 and Debra French P'09 
Joseph and Gay Gardner P'09 
The Gardner Family 

Charitable Foundation 
The Gillette Company 
Elisabeth Gobin P'00'03'05 
Gorton's Seafoods 
Robert and Barbara Grant P'05 
Richard A. Guenther '71 
Robert and Pauline Haran P'08 
David H. Harris '36 
Francis and Elizabeth Hatch P'07 
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hatch GP'07 
Donald R. Hayes, Jr. '58 
Roland Henneberger and Louisa 

Mackintosh P'07 
John A. Henry '56 
David R. Hershey '50 and 

Brenda Heyward P'77 
Dayna Hester P'07 
Michael and Marie Hoffman P'08 
Thomas and Mollie Hoopes P'09 
Cyrus W. Hoover '62 
Tom and Mary Hyndman GP'04'07'08 
Stanley and Laurie Jacobs P'09 
Robert L. Jaffe '70 
Kevin L. James '75 
Norman S. Jessop '55 
Jonathan K. Jett '93 
Ralph F. Johnson '64 
E. William '49 and 

Consuelo Judson P'79'83 
Harry J. Kangis '68 
John and Kathleen Kavanagh P'92 
William and Lori Kavanagh P'09 
Edward and Diane KelUher P'08 
Sergeant L. Kennedy '81 
Ki Young Kim '06 
James M. Knott '47 
Nicolas A. LaPierre '92 
Andrew D. Lappin '72 



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Thomas H. Larsen '54 

Daniel '55 and Betsy Leary P'88 

Thomas and Joan Lemberger P'07 

Randall and Cynthia Lilly P'05'07 

Kathleen Livermore '79, P'04, TR 

Richard D. and Gerry Mack P'87'91'93, TR 

Robert and Paula MacPhee P'05 

Gordon G. MacVean '56 

J. Scott Magrane, Jr. '65 

Peng '74 and Varee Maneepairoj P'07'08 

D. Anthony Marquis '55 

Walter L. McGill '43 

George E. McGregor, Jr. '51 

Jason '89 and 

Kara Moheban McLoy '88, TR 
Mellon Bank Corporation 
John and Beth Miller P'05'07 
MMC 
Ann and James Monroe Fund of 

Greater Cincinnati 
James Monroe, Jr. '41 
William R. Moore, Jr. '51 
Keith and Mary Ellen Moores P'06'09 
Paul '41 and Anne Morgan P'67, GP '97'02 
Morgan-Worcester Inc. 
Stephen G. Morison P'88 
Michael K. Mulligan '71 
Theodore P. Munro '40 
Michael and Andrea Norkus P'08 
Theodore H. Northrup '71 
Northwestern Mutual Life Foundation 
Bruce and Pattiann Ocko P'08 
John A. O'Leary '69 
Thomas Otis '49 

Gregory and Sue Paskerian P'08 
David and Jayne Peng P'05'07 
Paul and Joyce Perocchi P'08 
John and Marie-Louise Petrie P'07 
David '77 and Michelle Phippen 
Richard '38 and 

Susanne Phippen YlXlUll 
The Pittsburg Foundation 
Richard and Joan Purinton VlS'lS 
Peter H. Quimby '85 
Robert M. Rex '53 
Keith and Sharon Riedel P'08 
Thomas and Jane Riley P'09 
John D. Roach '87 
Tom and Sybil Roach P'87 
Lawrence and Sally Roche P'05'06 
Howard and Elyse Rubin P'09 
Lewis Rumford III, '67 
Scott and Lisa Rushford P'07 
Richard and Nancy Russell P'89'95 
Ronald and Barbara Schwartzbach P'06 
Joseph and Yvette Shakespeare P'08 
Charles and Dolly Shalvoy P'02'04 
Kenneth and 

Bernadette Shedosky P'96'01 
Hyun Y. Shin '89 
Jay and Kathleen Siegel P'04'08 
Anthony and Katherine Sillari P'03'06 
Humphrey B. Simson '42 
Nathaniel Smith '68 
Philip '73 and Winifred Smith P'08 
Philip T. Smith '53 
David and Janet Splaine P'05'08 
David Strouss P'08 

Marcia Strouss and Brian Bernier P'08 
Daniel and Susan Sullivan P'07 
Charles and Tracy Sweetman P'08 
Brett and Joan Sylvester P'05 
Jeffrey R Taft '85 
John W. Tarbell, Jr. '62 
Peter C. Thomas '64 
Bowen H. Tucker '55 
George '50 and Benson Tulloch P'77 
Wachovia Foundation 
Jay and Lynn Wailes P'04'08 
Samuel W. Wakeman '61 



David and Elayne Weener P'90 
The David and Elayne Weener 
Family Foundation 
Josiah '47 and Donna Welch P'80'83 
Bea Whitney P'83 
Frank and Maureen Wilkens P'95 
The Williams Companies Foundation 
Charles C. Windisch '52 



The Catherine Dudley 
Dummer Society 

In grateful appreciation to these alumni/ae, 
parents and friends who gave $500 or more 
to the Annual Fund. 



David A. Agger '83 
The William Alfond Foundation 
William L. Alfond '67, TR 
Allmerica Financial 
Guy and Maria Andrews P'08 
Michael T. Aron '91 
Sideris D. Baer '66 
Bank of America 

Wayne '68 and Jayne Barbaro P'94'02 
William A. Barrell, Jr. '45 
Dennis and Donna Becker P'Ol'oe 
Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation 
Todd and Helen Blinder P'07 
August W. Boss '52 
Frederick R Bowden III '52 
Benjamin '43 and Anne Brewster P'68 
Kimberlee G. Burgess '84 
Michael S. Burke '91 
Peter T. Butler '62 
Andrew and Patricia Campbell P'06 
William N. Campbell '44 
Joseph and Karen Cartolano P'07 
Richard and Lisa Chace P'06 
Thomas H. Chalfant '57 
Childs, Bertman, Tseckares, Inc. 
Orrin M. Colley '55 
Robert B. Conklin '56 
Peter R. Conway '72 
Rodney and Theresa Cook P'07 
George W. Cowles '53 
Timothy T. Crane '73 
David and Clair Cushman P'05'08 
James Dean III '56 
John W. Deering '47 
Design Technique 

Louis and Cathleen DiFronzo P'06'09 
Steven and Kathleen DiNisco P'09 
Clark G. Duncan '56 
Geoffrey A. Durham '72 
Edward M. Elkin '56 
Stephen and Candace Falvey P'or03 
Elizabeth Tuthill Farrell '84 
Parker B. Field III '53 
Fleet Matching Gifts Program 
Frederic Franzius '51 
Hugh R. Friedman '84 
Howard and Naomi Gardner P'85 
Barry Gately '52 
Stephanie G. Ginsberg '85 
David '41 and Elizabeth Goodhart P'78 
Claude and Rose Grayer P'OO, TR 
Timothy G. Greene '50 
Jeffrey and Diane Gwynne P'08'09 
Martin and Carol Harband P'Ol 
Harold W. Sweatt Foundation 
James J. Healy '56 
John E. Hellerman '89 
Roger Jones and 
Joanne Muther-Jones P'or08 
Mosa R Kaleel '86 
Michael W. Kaplan '71 
Thomas L. Killough '39 
Bruce and Diane Kimball P'07 



Michael and Valerie King P'09 

Robert C. Kirkwood '58 

David Lampert '71 and Toril Forland P'08 

Timothy and Stacy Lamson P'07 

Charles B. Lamed '82 

Matthew Lee '01 

Harold 0. Leinbach '43 

Chung-Ta Lin and Liu-Lin Yang P'09 

Frank and Charlotte Lombardi P'88 

George M. Lord '39 

Virginia E. Maurer P'04 

R. Neal and Nina McElroy '76 

H. Thomas McMeekin '71 

Howard D. Medwed '59 

Christopher and Linda Mello P'05'06 

Merrill Lynch & Company, Inc. 

Phebe Miner P'69, GP'96'98'06 

Anne Minster P'78'80 

Pemberton and Anne Minster P'80 

Robert L. Morrell '43 

J. Davidson Moss '64 

Roy C. Nash '59 

Thomas Nathan '36 

Gordon E. O'Brien '76 

John F. O'Dea '64 

Coleen G. O'Neal P'09 

George Q. Packard, Jr. '52 

Dana A. Pascucci '93 

Peninsula Community Foundation 

Marie C. Polcari '73 

A.Gordon Price '49 

Matthew and Nicole Prunier '94 

Spencer L. Purinton '75 

Willliam '50 and Judy Rex P'73 

Peter F. Richardson '75 

Peter Robart and Jane Shannahan P'07 

Otto R Robinson '56 

Robert and Martha Rose P'83 

Gary and Margaret Sabens P'07 

Richard and Susan Savage FS 

Gardner R Sisk '67 

Frederick M. Smith '52 

Richard J. Smith '48 

Joseph and Lorraine Sousa GP'98'00 

Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Stavis GP'05'07'09 

John Swansburg P'02 

Samuel A. Tamposi '71 

Henry L. Terrie III '69 

Robert and Christine Terry P'08 

Widgery Thomas, Jr. '43 

Brent A. Tingle '84 

John and Susan Tomich P'08 

Shaun M. Toomey '90 

Jeff Travaline P'08 

David and Susan Turnbull P'00'03'06 

Nancy Weinstein P'05 

Albert B. Wende '55 

John A. W.hitmore '66 

J. Randall '70 and Joan Whitney P'01'05 

A. Roland '40 and Constance Will P'72 

Robert L. Wise '64 

John Witherspoon 

Mark E. Woodbury '81 

Benjamin T. Wright '40 

Jessica S. Zaplin '99 



The Lieutenant 
Governor Society 

With grateful appreciation to those Graduates 
Of the Last Decade who gave $100 or more to 
the Annual Fund (the GOLD graduates). 

Lars T. Bjork '02 
Lindsay R. Gobin '00 
Jason G. Greenberg '96, TR 
Jeffrey R. LaBelle '96 
Daniel Lee '01 
Matt Lee '01 



Christopher R MacPhee '05 
Mark R. McDonnell '00 
Alexandra Q. McHale '98 
Katherine D. Meyer '96 
Meaghan A. Owen '05 
Jason S. Randlett '96 
Robert R Rudolph '05 
Brian Rybicki '96 
Jason M. Salony '00 
Eve R. Seamans '00 
Michael J. Shedosky '96 
Joseph S. Shedosky '01 
John C. Shuster '01 
Peter L. Wesson '98 
Jessica S. Zaplin '99 



The College Club 

With grateful appreciation to those college 
undergraduates who gave to the 
Annual Fund. 

Victoria B. Allen '05 
Meredith A. Baker '05 
Lars T. Bjork '02 
Marc I. Borden '03 
Emily C. Bryson '04 
Leonard S. Ceglarski III '02 
Gregory M. Ceglarski '04 
Kelsey A. Correia '05 
Timothy B. Cushman '05 
Claire deLacvivier '03 
Francesca E. DeMeo '02 
Patrick R. Dempsey '04 
Rachelle E. Dennis '02 
Andrew D. Doggett '04 
Brendan C. Giblin '05 
Erin K. Giblin '04 
Kathleen A. Glynn '04 
Audrie T. Grigun '05 
Thomas M. Hyndman '04 
Heather S. Jameson '02 
Kelsey E. Johnson '05 
Michelle A. Kinzie '05 
Timothy J. Lang '05 
Christopher R MacPhee '05 
Lauren R. Marsh '02 
Gregory R. McDonnell '03 
James M. Morrissey '02 
Jennifer N. Muscatello '05 
Meghan D. O'Malley '03 
Kerri L. O'Neill '04 
Michael D. O'Neill '03 
Meaghan A. Owen '05 
Laura A. Pritchard '04 
Erin A. Reil '05 
Douglas G. Richardson '04 
Robert R Rudolph '05 
Kelsey I. Shannahan '03 
Caroline A. Sillari '03 
Ruth W. Splaine '05 
Barrie M. Stavis '05 
Hannah Sylvester '05 
Amanda J. Webb '04 
Michael C. Woods '02 



Alumni/ae 



Old Guard 

John R English '28 

Class of 1933 

Amount Raised: $350.00 
Participation: 25.00% 
Stuart B. Barnard 
Thomas N. Willins, Jr. 



Class of 1935 

Amount Raised: $3,440.00 
Participation: 57.14% 
William V. Broe 
C. Nelson Corey 
Frank R. Kitchell 
Donald Lawrence 

aass of 1936 

Amount Raised: $2,698.00 
Participation: 45.45% 
David H. Harris 
Julian Hess 
Stafford J. King, Jr. 
Thomas Nathan 
John C. Wells 

aass of 1937 

Class Agent: Putnam P. Flint 
Amount Raised: $25,950.00 
Participation: 100.00% 
Theodore G. Bergmann 
Putnam P. Flint 
John A. Hubbard 
W. Dana Jones 
Nathaniel N. Lord 
Edwin C. Murphy 
Clark Neily 
Melvin Salwen 
William P. Sheffield 

aass of 1938 

Amount Raised: $3,200.00 
Participation: 44.44% 
Sumner R. Andrews 
Harold H. Audet 
William R. Ferris 
Philip J. Hastings 
Charles T. Henrich 
Robert F. Olander* 
Richard D. Phippen 
Clifford H. Sinnett 

aass of 1939 

Amount Raised: $17,236.83 
Participation: 52.58% 
David F. Ellbogen 
John H. Gannett 
A. Charles Goodrich HI 
Charles E. Hewitt 
Thomas L. Killough 
John R. Klotz 
George M. Lord 
Edmund G. Noyes 
Philip A. Simpson 
Donald W. Stockwell 
Gordon K. Tooley 

aass of 1940 

Amount Raised: $24,219.92 
Participation: 57.69% 
Andrew C. Bailey 
Francis H. Farnum, Jr. 
John M. Hastings, Jr. 
Willard S. Little 
Robert J. Lyle 
Charles E. McDowell 
Theodore P. Munro 
Robert F. Schumann 
Edwin S. Sheffield 
David H. Solomon 
Frederick Stanger, Jr. 
Kenneth R Stein 
A. Roland Will 
Benjamin T. Wright 
Sanford P. Young 



aass of 1941 

Class Agent: David T. Goodhart- 

Amount Raised: $12,115.00 

Participation: 41.38% 

William C. Abbott, Jr. 

Anonymous 

Herbert S. Chase 

Richard T. Cleaver 

Neal W. Cox 

David T. Goodhart 

Lewis E. narrower II 

Ployer P. Hill 

James Monroe, Jr. 

Paul S. Morgan 

Howard F. Stirn 

Wilbur E. Webster 

aass of 1942 

Class Agent: Edward W. Stitt III 
Amount Raised: $1,631.76 
Participation: 29.17%o 
David S. Jarvis 
D. Robert Kelly 
William B. Kirkpatrick 
Peter H. Klaussen 
Seward E. Pomeroy 
Humphrey B. Simson 
Edward W. Stitt III 

aass of 1943 

Class Agenti Walter L. McGill 
Amount Raised: $9,472.40 
Participation: 56.67% 
Thomas Akin 
Benjamin B. Brewster 
Roy E. Coombs 
Morgan Cooper 
Malcolm Goldstein 
Crosby Hitchcock 
Harold 0. Leinbach 
Benjamin E. Mann 
Walter L. McGill 
Robert L. Morrell 
Angus W. Park 
Philip N. Sawyer 
Alexander D. Smith 
Robert S. Tannebring 
Widgery Thomas, Jr. 
Robert Wadleigh 
William C. Wis wall 

aass of 1944 

Class Agent James C. Waugh 
Amount Raised: $7,355.00 
Participation: 67.86% 
Dennis D. Andersen* 
Andrew L. Brillhart 
William N. Campbell, Jr. 
Courtland J. Cross 
Nathaniel N. Dummer 
Samuel J. Finlay 
Gordon J. Hoyt 
Steven K. Kauffman 
Benjamin Pearson 
Warren T. Perkins 
Leonard N. Flavin 
George A. PolUn 
John T. Scott 
Edmund C. Tarbell 
Malcolm H. von Saltza 
James C. Waugh 
Alan H. Welch 
John R. Whitney, Jr. 
Albert L. Wyer 




The story of this year's fundiciiyiliy dbcomplishments," 
which you will find in the following pages, includes the 
achievement of two important goals - the successful com- 
pletion of our $50M capital campaign and a new high in 
our Annual Fund. 

Our recently completed Capital Campaign, "To Carry on the 
Work", provided resources critical to upgrade both our 
facilities and our programs. If you have visited campus 
recently, then you have seen first-hand the growth that 
was fueled by our contributions to the Campaign including 
a new Performing Arts Center, the Pescosolido Library, the 
Schumann Math and Science Center, enhanced athletic 
facilities, increased financial aid and improvements in fac- 
ulty compensation. On behalf of the Board of Trustees, 
we extend sincere thanks to everyone who supported this 
Campaign. 

Thanks to the generosity of those who cherish the 
Academy, the 2005-2006 Annual Fund enjoyed a record- 
setting year and exceeded our goal of $1.3M. This is just 
one more example of the way our alumni, parents and 
friends are working to ensure our future. The Annual 
Fund has a direct and immediate impact on the day to day 
lives of the students and faculty who live, learn, work and 
play here at the Academy. 

Finally, we extend sincere thanks to all of our volunteers," 
including our 70 Class Agents, 50 Parent Volunteers and 
the Board of Trustees, who worked so diligently to encour- 
age classmates, colleagues and friends to increase their 
financial support this past fiscal year. We could not have 
achieved our goal without their help. 

The 2006-2007 fiscal year is well underway and we 
respectfully ask, once again, for your ongoing support of 
The Governor's Academy Annual Fund. 



Gratefully yours, 



Chris Beebe '55 
Co-Chair, Development 
Committee 
Co-Vice President, 
Board of Trustees 



-A 



Henry Eaton 70 P '03 '08 
Co-Chair, Development 
Committee 
Board of Trustees 



aass of 1945 

Class Agent: Donald G. Palais 
Amount Raised: $3,005.00 
Participation: 96.00% 
David W. Barnard 
William A. Barrell, Jr. 
Stephen D. Bean 
Edgar S. Catlin, Jr. 
Richard A. Cousins 
Warren W. Furth 
John S. Gillies, Jr. 
David P. Graham 
William J. Hale 
Stanley A. Hamel 
Edward C. Haynes, Jr. 
Lon W. Homeier 
Edwin L. Hubbard 
Brewster W. Jameson 
Archibald J. Kingsley 
Leon L. Noyes 
Arthur S. Page, Jr. 
Donald G. Palais 
Bradley H. Roberts 
Robert S. Steinert, Jr. 
Warren G. Symonds 
Allan H. Teel 
Irvine F. Williamson 

B. Botsford Young, Jr. 

aass of 1946 

Amount Raised: $735.00 
Participation: 30.43% 
James E. Chase 
Paul B. Gaudin 
Herbert J. Levine 
Douglas L. Miller 
Theodore G. Mixer 
Richard L. Walsh, Jr. 
Robert W. Waugh 

Class of 1947 

Class Agent: John W. Deering 
Amount Raised: $10,027.80 
Participation: 58.82% 
Homer Ambrose, Jr. 
Ralph E. Bailey, Jr. 

C. Benson Birdsall 
Norman G. Brown 
Jay C. Curtis 
John W. Deering 
Henry T. Dunker 
Kevin J. Gaffney 
Daniel M. Hall 
Peter Hill 

Plato H. Kangis 
James M. Knott 
Dana W. Mayo 
Robert J. McGill 
Charles W. Morse, Jr. 
Robert W. Peale 
Henry M. Sanders 
James A. Soper 
Peter R. Sutton 
Josiah H. Welch 

Class of 1948 

Amount Raised: $4,275.00 
Participation: 38.10% 
Richard D. Attwill 
Harry R. Beaudry 
S. Kenneth Bruce 
Peter T. Case 
John H. Deuble 
E. Ashley Eames 
David H. Ellsworth 
Philip Gemmer 
Pete Houston 
Webster L. Kitchell 
Richard N. Macnair 
William I. Richter 
Robert B. Skeele 



Richard J. Smith 
Peter K. Wagner 
James P. Weldon 

Class of 1949 

Class Agent: William L. Chamberlin 

Amount Raised: $5,655.00 

Participation: 36.59% 

John C. Canepa 

Robert 0. Coulter 

Archer B. des Cognets 

William H. Drake 

Peter N. Fitch 

Manson P. Hall 

Chester R. Ham 

Allen Hollis 

Harry W.Homeier 

Philip E. Hopkins 

E. William Judson 

Arthur B. Martin 

Thomas Otis 

A. Gordon Price 

Richard M. Tyler, Jr. 

Class of 1950 

lass Agent: Timothy G. Greene 
Amount Raised: $12,415.40 
Participation: 53.19% 
Marc am Rhein 
David C. Bailey, Jr. 
Souther H. Barnes 
Charles C. Bowen 
Robert T. Comey, Jr. 
Robert H. Cushman 
Ansel S. Davis* 
William D. Engs 
Alan F. Flynn, Jr. 
Peter W. Gavian 
Carl L. Glaser* 
Timothy G. Greene 
David R. Hershey 
John G. Ives 
William E. Little 
Richard H. McCoy 
James H. McManus 
Richard W. Patton 
William E. Rex 
Malcoumbe C. Robertson 
Robert W. Squire 
Linwood R. Starbird 
George S. Tulloch, Jr. 
Arthur Withington II 
David W. Yesair 

aass of 1951 

Class Agent: George E. McGregor, Jr. 

Amount Raised: $4,315.00 

Participation: 31.48% 

Ted H. Barrows III 

E. Ronan Campion 

Peter D. Dunning 

Frederic Franzius 

Charles E. Hussey 

Louis A. Ireton 

George D. Kirkham 

William F. Lacey III 

George E. McGregor, Jr. 

William R. Moore, Jr. 

David A. Pope 

Walter G. Staley 

Edward G. Stockwell 

Louis F. Tobia 

Robert L. Wenz 

Peter J. Whitney 

Webster Wilde, Jr. 

Class of 1952 

Class Agent: Franklin £ Huntress, Jr. 
Amount Raised: $5,050.00 
Participation: 56.56% 
August W. Boss 



Frederick P. Bowden 
Peter T.C. Bramhall 
John R Eveleth 
Barry Gately 
Franklin E. Huntress, Jr. 
Walter R. Lawson 
John T. Lucas 
Richard J. Nader 
B. Dirk Owens 
George 0. Packard, Jr. 
David L. Powers 
Howard E. Ouimby 
Donald N. Rice 
Frederick M. Smith 
Charles C. Windisch 

aass of 1953 

Class Agent: George E. Gale 
Philip T. Smith 
Amount Raised: $4,900.00 
Participation: 38.89''/o 
Arthur C. Bartlett 
Donald P. Bullock 
George W. Cowles 
Parker B. Field III 
George E. Gale III 
Charles F. Gibbs 
Lawrence W. Guild 
Newton E. Hyslop, Jr. 
Thomas P. King 
William D. King 
Richard T. Marr 
Richard B. Osgood 
Charles C. Palmer 
Norris R. Peirce 
William C. Pinkham 
William R. Plumer 
Robert M. Rex 
Henry H. Rogers 
Richard M. Sargent* 
Philip T. Smith 
Frederick C. Waldron 

aass of 1954 

Class Agent: Richard H. Pew, Jr. 
Amount Raised: $12,625.00 
Participation: 31.82% 
David H. Alven 
Gary K. Bradford 
Howard V. Clarke 
Bradford H. Crane 
Robert L. Fish 
David M. Hicks 
Thomas H. Larsen 
Richard A. Michelson 
Stuart L. Miller 
John M. Nash 
John M. Peirigo 
Richard H. Pew, Jr 
Haskell Rhett 
Gerard G. Vaughan 

aass of 1955 

Class Agent: William S. Friend 
Amount Raised: $26,608.73 
Participation: 44.90''/o 
Richard H. Bailey 
Christopher C. Beebe 
Thornton Burke 
Orrin M. Colley 
Dudley A. Dorr 
William S. Friend 
David J. Hicks 
A.C. Hubbard, Jr. 
Norman S. Jessop 
Allan R. Keith 
Daniel L. Leary 
Peter F. Littlefield 
D. Anthony Marquis 
Richard A. Nielsen 
John J. Pallotta, Jr. 



Peter F. Scott 
Frederic J. Sears 
David G. Stockwell 
William R Stone 
Roger S. Tompkins 
Bowen H. Tucker 
Albert B. Wende 

aass of 1956 

Class Agents: Joseph E. MacLeod 

John S. Wilson 
Amount Raised: $38,286.76 
Participation: 68.89°/o 
Richard A. Ananian 
Arthur E. Balser, Jr. 
Richard S. Bartlett 
Stephen C. Bartow 
Huntington Blatchford, Jr. 
Daniel F. Bridges 
Robert B. Conklin 
James Dean III 
Stephen R. Domesick 
Clark G. Duncan 
Thomas R Elder 
Edward M. Elkin 
Anthony W. Hawthorne 
James J. Healy 
John A. Henry 
Herbert H. Hodos 
Joseph E. MacLeod 
Gordon G. MacVean 
Anthony D. Miller 
True G. Miller 
George L. Needham 

A. Latham Nichols 
Joel G. Nichols 
David S. Pennock 
Peter H. Renkert 
Stanley W. Rhodes 
Otto P. Robinson, Jr. 
Reaves E. Strobel, Jr. 
John A. Tisdale 
Thomas V. Urmy, Jr. 
John S. Wilson 

aass of 1957 

Amount Raised: $4,234.00 
Participation: 45.95% 
David H.M. Andersen 

B. Hardy Bedford, Jr. 
Edmund C. Beebe, Jr. 
Melvyn Blake 
Eugene R. Bouley 
Peter Y. Cadigan 
Thomas H. Chalfant 
Frank S. Dickerson III 
Geoffrey E. Fitts 
Gale H. French 
Frank H. Gleason 
Robert F. Hicks 
Donald W. Morse 
Charles E. Reed III 
Chuck E. Schroedel, Jr. 
Edward J. Stone 

Guy M. Ule, Jr. , 

aass of 1958 

Class Agent: Harvey L. Hayden 
Amount Raised: $4,940.00 
Participation: 28.21% 
Ralph E. Ardiff, Jr. 
Maxwell Brace III 
Donald H. Gray 
Harvey L. Hayden 
William T. Hunt 
Robert C. Kirkwood 
James C. Main 
Edmund G. Meeker II 
Richard P. Morse 
John A. Schabacker 
Nathan N. Withington 






Class of 1959 

Class Agent: William J. Donnelly 
Amount Raised: $2,690.56 
Participation: 30.95% 
Courtney F. Bird, Jr. 
Edward S. Bliss, Jr. 
B.E. Pete Bostwick, Jr. 
Walter B. Cannon 
James S. Foley 
Howard D. Medwed 
Roy C. Nash 
Robert H. Pouch 
Richard C. Pratt 
Charles R. Sawyer 
Everit B. Terhune III 
William B. Whiting 
Nathan D. Woodberry 

Class of 1960 

Class Agent: Carl M. Youngman 
Amount Raised: $4,000.00 
Participation: 26.53% 
Robert H. Adams 
Donald G. Alexander 
H. Paul Buckingham III 
James C. Deveney, Jr. 
Malcolm E. Flint 
Richard L. Henry 
Thomas P. Jones III 
Willard R. Nalchajian 
S. Robert Rimer 
John L. Slater 
William F. Tuxbury, Jr. 
Thomas S. Wadlow, Jr. 
Carl M. Youngman 

aassof 1961 

Amount Raised: $6,043.00 
Participation: 31. n% 
Frederick E. Bissell III 
Alan D. Booth 
Peter L. Boynton 
John T. Brickson 
John J. Canepa, Jr. 
Geoffrey G. Dellenbaugh 
David W. Graff 
James F. Hunt, Jr. 
Bertram S. Noyes, Jr. 
Geoffrey H. Robinson 



J. Stephen Sawyer 
Richard W. Snowdon III 
David D. Stringer 
Samuel W. Wakeman 

Class of 1962 

Class Agent: Peter T. Butler 
Amount Raised: $11,720.02 
Participation: 32.73% 
Raymond A. Bird 
Peter T. Butler 
Douglass L. Coupe 
Robert D.W. Culver, Jr. 
Malcalm L. Donaldson, Jr. 
Darrell H. Hamric, Jr. 
Stanton T. Healy 
Charles A. Higgins 
Cyrus W. Hoover 
Benjamin J. Jameson 
Stephen G. Kasnet 
Timothy W. McNally 
William S. McPhee 
George A. Randall 
Joseph B. Selden 
Slater Smith 
John W. Tarbell, Jr. 
Thomas S. Tobey 
Anthony D. Whittemore 

aassof 1963 

Amount Raised: $4,080.00 
Participation: 25.53% 
Robert K. Gate 
Peter B. Coburn 
David R. Dent 
Robert G. FuUerton 
Frank B. Gummey III 
Robert R Ingalls 
G. Calvin Mackenzie 
Robert F. Mann 
Jonathan S. Shafmaster 
Richard A. Stockton, Jr. 
Robert C. Taylor 
Paul A. Thomas, Jr 

aass of 1964 

Class Agent: John S. Mercer 
Amount Raised: $14,950.00 



Participation: 32.69% 
Jay Cooke III 
Peter Dolce 
Robert S. Farnum 
Howard W. Foss 
Paul S. Freedberg 
William R. Harvey 
H. Laurence Henchey 
Ralph F. Johnson, Jr. 
Thomas J. Maier 
J. Davidson Moss 
Richard B. Noyes 
John F. O'Dea 
A. Rocke Robertson 
Andrew J.E. Rose 
Peter C. Thomas 
Richard A. Tuxbury 
Robert L. Wise 

aassof 1965 

Class Agent: Jeffrey H. Kane 
Amount Raised: $2,600.00 
Participation: 22.00% 
Charles H. Dunton 
Garret D. Leahey, Jr. 
Kenneth A. Linberg 
John M. Mackenzie 
J. Scott Magrane, Jr. 
William E. Major 
James C. McGuire 
Stephen M. Rolfe 
Peter B. Sargent 
David R Sheppard 
David B. Sullivan 

aass of 1966 

Amount Raised: $11,265.10 
Participation: 34.38% 
Manly E. Applegate 
Sideris D. Baer 
Samuel G. Billings 
Robert C. Burnham 
Edgar M. Caldwell 
James T. Connolly 
Henry Y.W. Eu 
Peter C. Hicks 
James H. Keeler III 
Timothy R. Keeney 
Timothy Maier 



Peter L. Navins 
David W. Oliker 
Bradford H. Silsby 
David W. Stonebraker 
David W. Tinker 
George W. Tower IV 
John L. Trickey 
Jeffrey C. Weber 
John G. Wellman 
John A. Whitmore 
Dana W. Woodward, Jr. 

aassof 1967 

Class Agents: Remington A. Clark II! 

Jeffrey R. Harris 
Amount Raised: $124,345.25 
Participation: 63.77% 
William I. Alfond 
Robert M. Bass 
Bennett H. Beach 
Roger T. Block 
Russell S. Bolles 
Richard D. Boucher 
Winston S. Burt 
John W. Butler 
Remington A. Clark III 
Phillip S. Congdon 
Douglas J. Curtis 
Charles A. Davis 
Stanley F. Greenberg 
William M. Haggerty 
Jeffrey R. Harris 
Richard A. Jensen 
Kevin R. Leary 
David R. Marsh 
Robert E. Marsh 
Daniel M. Morgan 
Charles M. Murphy, Jr. 
Ralph H. Perkins 
Wilfred C. Poon 
H. Reid Pugh II 
Alan F. Rothfeld 
Lewis Rumford III 
F. Jay Ryder III 
Gardner R Sisk 
George H. Swift III 
Thomas G. Taylor 
W. Ward Westhafer 



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ighest dollar total 



Old Guard (1926-1955) 

Class of 1955, $26,608 

Class Agent: William S. Friend 

Middle Years (1956-1976) 

Class of 1967, $124,345 

Class Agents: Remington A. Clark, Jeffrey R. Harris 

Younger Set (1977-1995) 

Class of 1988, $37,565 

Class Agent: Carrie W. Penner 




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Old Guard (1926-1955) 

Class of 1937, 100% 

Class Agent: Putnam P. Flint 

Middle Years (1956-1976) 

Class of 1956, 68.89% 

Class Agents: Joseph E. MacLeod, John S. Wilson 

Younger Set (1977-1995) 
Class of 1981, 32.50% 
Class Agent: Michael M. Reilly 



The G. Heberton Evans Bowl 



t number of donors 



Class of 1956, 31 Donors 
Class of 1967, 31 Donors 



The Reunion Class Bowl 



Mnibn Weekend 



Jh the highest dollar total as of 



Class of 1956, $38,286 

Reunion Committee Volunteers: Arthur E. Balser, Robert 
Joseph £ MacLeod, John S. Wilson i 



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of Reunion Weekend 

Class of 1956, 68,89% 



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he GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) class with the 
lest dollar total 



Class of 1996, $6,919 

Reunion Committee Volunteers: Lauren R Carroll, Daniel A. Dipietro, Raymond 
Long, Catharine L. Pear, Kelley B. Porter, Kathryn A. Renna, Jason W. Rivera, Aaron 
M. Sells, Brian Rybicki 



The Howarr^ j. Havins '31 Bowl 



highest participa. 



ast Decade) class with the 



Class of 2001, 17.33% 

Reunion Committee Volunteers: Derek S. Falvey, Maria RMoore 



Class of 1968 

Class Agents: Carl E Spang, Jr. 
MarcK. Tucker 
Arthur H. Veasey, III 
Amount Raised: $11,080.00 
Participation: 39.05% 
Wayne A. Barb arc 
Peter M. Barkin 
Carl A. Berntsen III 
William H. Black 
James F. Brooks 
Howard W. Burns, Jr. 
Steven B. Cox 
William M. Degen 
Donald R. Hayes, Jr. 
R. Thomas Jacobs 
Charles B. Johnson, Jr. 
Harry J. Kangis 
Evan S. Leviss 
Robert M. Lord 
David S. Mitchell 
D. Christopher Page 
Robert W. Parsons 
James L. Rudolph 
J. Hale Smith 
Nathaniel T. Smith 
Carl F. Spang, Jr. 
C. Wilson Sullivan 
Marc K. Tucker 
John W. Wannop, Jr. 
Joseph W. Worthen II 

aassof 1969. 

Class Agent: Peter K. Dorsey 
Amount Raised: $30,950.00 
Participation: 30.65% 
Robert H. Amsler 
James. C. Bayley, Jr. 
William S. Clyde 
Johnston P. Connelly II 
Peter K. Dorsey 
Jeffrey L. Gordon 
Edmund C. Lattime 
Frederick J. Lyle 
Garrett R. Martin 
Joshua L. Miner IV 
John A. O'Leary 
John L. Pates 
Brian Pfeiffer 
Thomas M. Pierce 
William B. Strider 
C. Thomas Tenney, Jr. 
Henry L. Terrie III 
Richard G. Whitten 
Steven R Worthe 

aassof 1970 

Class Agent: Henry B. Eaton 
Amount Raised: $9,637.93 
Participation: 19.12% 
Henry B. Eaton 
Chandler R. Gilman 
Robert L. Jaffe 
Nicholas R Meyer 
Michael R O'Leary 
Thomas A. Price 
Benjamin T. Smith 
Frederick R. Statler 
John A. Stichnoth, Jr. 
Guy A. Swenson III 
Thomas C. Turner 
J. Randall Whitney III 
Christopher C. Wyle 

Class of 1971 

Class Agent: Edgar S. Catlin III 
Amount Raised: $12,975.00 
Participation: 31.43% 
Barry A. Burlingham 



Edgar S. Catlin III 
John M. dayman 
Scott L. Collins 
Russell F. Ethridge 
James S. Fleming 
Richard Guenther 
Michael E. Hoover 
Michael W. Kaplan 
David Lampert 
W. Jed Lee 
H. Thomas McMeekin 
Michael K. Mulligan 
Eric H. Nietsch 
Theodore H. Northrup 
William L. Phippen 
Peter L. Richardson 
Jonathan Roof 
Scott H. Seaver 
William R Shack 
Samuel A. Tamposi 
Malcolm L. Wright 

aassof 1972 

Amount Raised: $15,340.00 
Participation: 17.95% 
Richard J. Bates 
Charles S. Bouchard 
Robert R. Bryan 
William S. Connolly 
Peter R. Conway 
Geoffrey A. Durham 
Arthur S. Follansbee 
George G. Freimarck 
William N. Frost 
Andrew D. Lappin 
Robert C. Little 
Benjamin Pearson 
James Pierce 
Sarah Ewell Smith 

aassof 1973 

Class Agent: G. Douglas Pope 
Amount Raised: $11,180.00 
Participation: 18.18% 
Roberto Arguello 
William C. Arthur III 
Ian B. Chisholm 
Ronald J. Cole 
Timothy T. Crane 
Mark N. Hoffman 
Charles C. Holleman 
Jay A. Martus 
David D. Metcalf 
William F. O'Leary 
Robert E. Phillips 
Marie C. Polcari 
G. Douglas Pope 
Bruce W. Sheldon 
Philip C. Smith 
Dorcie Barry Storms 

aassof 1974 

Class Agent: E Scott Williams 
Amount Raised: $23,175.00 
Participation: 21.11% 
Alexander M. Andrews 
Carl M. Bosch 
Colin R Cross 
Steven S. Epstein 
Mark L.W. Hughes 
Stephen A. James 
Paetai Maneepairoj 
William C. Rudow 
Jonathan B. Sendor 
Steven G. Shapiro 
Andi Lipsky Shaw 
William B. Skaff 
Robert E. Spaulding 
Timothy H. Statler 



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p. Woodbridge Wallace 
Courtney S. Wang 
E. Scott Williams 
Steven M. Winer 
Lawrence B. Woolson, Jr. 

aassof 1975 

CClass Agent: Spencer L Purinton 
Amount Raised: $2,475.00 
Participation: 11.39% 
James C. Covis 
Kevin L. James 
Louise S. Johnson 
Barry H. Miller 
Richard H. Neyman 
Pamela D. Pandapas 
Spencer L. Purinton 
Winston S. Rice, Jr. 
Peter F. Richardson 

aassof 1976 

Class Agent: Perry M. Smith 
Amount Raised: $13,400.00 
Participation: 24.24% 
Hayward T. Adams 
Stephen W. Allison 
Thomas P. Balf 
Gordon D. Boulger 
John J.R. Cavendish 
Steven B. French 
Nina Chiara McElroy 
R. Neal McElroy 
Brian H. Noyes 
Gordon Eric O'Brien 
J. Jeffcott Ogden 
Lisa Palais 
Edward F. Reed 
Perry M. Smith 
Murray J. Swindell, Jr. 
Stephen Titcomb 
William C. Woods 

aassof 1977 

Amount Raised: $4,725.00 



Participation: 9.64% 
Jeanne Waltz Gorham 
Hilary K. Laraba 
C. Eric Laub 
John T. Lu 
David 0. Phippen 
Christopher L. Poole 
Allison McElroy Quinttus 
Andrew J. Sterge 

aassof 1978 

Amount Raised: $855.00 
Participation: n.69% 
Jody R. Baum 
Ray A. Casey 
William F. Drislane 
David R. Drukker 
M. Philip Graham 
Tomas G. Mathews 
Jami Bougas Spencer 
Andrew W. Stephenson 
Dana L. Stetson 

aassof 1979 

Class Agent: Steven L. Sterman 
Amount Raised: $8,175.00 
Participation: 15.15% 
Stuart R. Cawley 
Wendy Bixby Cowie 
Troy A. Dagres 
Martha Blake Ficke 
Kathleen Coffin Hourihan 
Kathleen Leary Livermore 
Bradley A. Reichter 
James J. Ronan 
Henry M. Rosen 
Steven L. Sterman 

aassof 1980 

Amount Raised: $2,575.00 
Participation: 20.59% 
R. Jeffrey Bailly 
William M. Bartlett 
Joseph H. Benson 



Virginia A. Bushell 
Kevin W. Callahan 
Emily Woolf Economou 
Elizabeth W. Evans 
Frederick H. Long 
Peter C. Morse 
Rand P. Pendleton 
Christopher H.A. Stafford 
Matthew D. Tomlinson 
Stephen G. Wall 
Pamela Kurtz Welch 

aassof 1981 

Class Agent: Michael M. Reilly 
Amount Raised: $12,211.00 
Participation: 32.50% 
Eric P. Adell 

Richard E. Aranosian, Jr. 
Karla A. Austen 
James G. Bostwick 
David S. Brown 
Abby Locke Castle 
John S. Cole 
Daniel L. Cooke 
Susan Desautel Cordina 
David W. Critics 
Barbara Sheffert Halbert 
Clarissa Dane Hughes 
Thomas A. Johnson 
Sargent L. Kennedy 
Lisa Louden 
Michael A. Menyhart 
Andrew W. Morison 
Tracey Meehan O'Dea 
Michael M. Reilly 
Larry W. Schwartz 
Kathryn O'Leary Shilale 
Peter N. Starosta 
Benay Laze Todzo 
Antea F. Von Henneberg 
Mark A. Whitney 
Mark E. Woodbury 

aassof 1982 

Amount Raised: $1,250.00 



Participation: 7.59% 
Richard D. Brown 
Claire Dober Danaher 
Charles B. Lamed 
Eric G. Marberblatt 
John B.A. Nye 
David L. Schwartz 

aassof 1983 

Amount Raised: $21,080.00 
Participation: 12.66% 
David A. Agger 
James H. Aimone 
David S. Dow 
Aaron L. Halpern 
Frederick J. Hare 
David S. Hoffman 
Karen Gronberg Schulte 
Bruce C. Turner 
Amy S. Welch 
Hope A. Williams 

aassof 1984 

Class Agent: Charlotte Johnson Amorello 

Amount Raised: $2,600.00 

Participation: 12.86% 

Kimberlee Grillo Burgess 

David H. Carlson 

Michael D. DiModica 

Elizabeth Tuthill Farrell 

Hugh R. Friedman 

Cathleen Riley Scerbo 

Kathleen M. Sullivan 

Brent A. Tingle 

Kathleen Lambert Watt 

aassof 1985 

Class Agents: Anthony P. Fusco 
Amount Raised: $7,476.51 
Participation: 15.79% 
Samuel T. Blatchford 
Daniel F. Carlson 
Robert L. Cloutier 
Peter D. Condon 
Dennis P. Gately 



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Stephanie Gardner Ginsberg 
Courtney Church Goldthwait 
Jeffrey P. Kelly 
Sean Mahoney 
Meredith G. McPherron 
Peter H. Quimby 
Jeffrey P. Taft 

Class of 1986 

Amount Raised: $1,274.00 
Participation: 9.86% 
D. Cressler Heasley, Jr. 
Mosa P. Kaleel 
Eric S. Krukonis 
Kimberly Mooney Mcnulty 
Anne W. Pollock 
Melinda C. Stahl 
Robert H. Studley, Jr. 
Melanie D'Orazio Waldman 

Qassof 1987 

Class Agents: Lucy Armstrong Menkes 

Robert C. Helena 
Amount Raised: $6,500.00 
Participation: 20.00% 
Peter G. Barton 
Anita Russo Bartschat 
John A. Blau 
David A. Bonenko 
A. Kipchoge Brown 
Douglas Crocker III 
Robert C. DeLena 
P. Cris Dobrosielski 
Amy Mack Forsthoffer 
Luch Armstrong Menkes 
Anne Taylor Kindblom 
David R. Miller 
Kristen LaBrie Poulin 
John D. Roach 
Sharad Uttam 
Gregory B. Waldman 

Class of 1988 

Amount Raised: $546.00 
Participation: 13.64% 
Anonymous 
Kelly M. Barry 
Tyler A. Burns 
David R. Chapman 
Patrick J. Forrest 
Kate A. Hecht 
Alexandra Q. McHale 
Joshua L. Miner 
Emily M. Novis 
P. Shane O'Neill 
Stoddard R. Panall 
Peter L. Wesson 

aass of 1989 

Class Agents: Robert T. Wattle III 

Amount Raised: $3,100.00 

Participation: 13.41% 

Adam M. Barton 

John E. Hellerman 

Kevin J. Lydon 

Catherine MacLachlan 

Jason McLoy 

Jessica Cowles Pidgeon 

Victoria Hill Resnick 

Patrick E. Riley 

Amy Russell 

Allison Hyder Rynak 

Hyun Young Shin 

Class of 1990 

Class Agents: Margo Doyle Dhaliwal 
Amount Raised: $1,075.00 
Participation: 8.22% 
Shannon Ballard Davenport 
Amy P. Shafmaster 



Elizabeth A. Shea 
David M. Smith 
Shaun M. Toomey 
Michael S. Yeagley 
Class of 1991 
Class Agents: Todd M. Bairstow 
Stratton B. Newbert 
Amount Raised: $6,919.73 
Participation: 17.28% 
Stephen J. Aron 
Michael T. Aron 
Todd M. Bairstow 
Brie L. Bourn 
Catherine D. Burgess 
Michael S. Burke 
Anthony J. Cohen 
Nicole F. LaTour 
Toby G. Levine 
Scott D. McLeod 
Stratton B. Newbert 
Brian J. Novelline 
Alanna Caffrey Rosenberg 
Kori Winter 

Class of 1992 

Class Agent: Amy Daniels Spellman 
Amount Raised: $2,415.00 
Participation: 10.34% 
Carolyn Mclnnis DiGiammo 
Grace R Jeanes 
Nicolas A. LaPierre 
Joshua C. Lappin 
Joseph P. Montminy 
Matthew H. Remis 
Erin Elwell Rich 
Christopher Ruggiero 
Amy Daniels Spellman 

Class of 1993 

Class Agent: Jennifer I. Saunders 
Amount Raised: $1,750.00 
Participation: 6.49% 
Jonathan K. Jett 
Jonathan E. Karon 
Andrea K. Manning 
Michael A. Nadeau 
Dana A. Pascucci 

Class of 1994 

Class Agent: Rahul K. Sivaprasad 
Amount Raised: $1,640.00 
Participation: 10.34% 
James S. Cavanaugh 
Brendan M. Forrest 
Alison Martin Fruh 
Elizabeth D. Griffin 
Joshua R. Manring 
John M. Markos 
Timothy C. O'Keefe 
Matthew T. Prunier 
Nicole Abdulla Prunier 
Justin E. Rivera 

Class of 1995 

Class Agents: Gretcben E. Scharfe 

Eric J. mittier 
Amount Raised: $2,050.00 
Participation: 10.26% 
Sung-Jin An 
Stephen A. Kasnet 
Ashley Russell Krasinski 
Martha H. Mercer 
Molly Scharfe Prinn 
Gretchen E. Scharfe 
Ksenija Topic 
Eric J. Whittier 

Class of 1996 

Class Agent: Brian Rybicki 
Amount Raised: $6,270.00 



Participation: 22.08% 
Lauren Abernathy Fitzgerald 
Hilary E. Friend 
Jeffrey A. Gilbert 
Jason G. Greenberg 
Scott M. Grenier 
Jeffrey R. LaBelle 
Jane E. Livingston 
Raymond M. Long 
Katherine D. Meyer 
Lea B. Miner 
Mathew B. Perry 
Jason S. Randlett 
Kathryn A. Renna 
Jason W. Rivera 
Brian Rybicki 
Michael J. Shedosky 
Michael T. Silverio 

aass of 1997 

Amount Raised: $50.00 
Participation: 1.32% 
Mayo Morgan Amos 

aass of 1998 

Amount Raised: $361.00 
Participation: 8.79% 
Kelly M. Barry 
Joshua L. Miner 
R Shane O'Neill 
Stoddard R. Panall 
Brooke L. Peltzman 
Jessica M. Savage 
Sarah M. Turner 
Peter L. Wesson 

aass of 1999 

Class Agent: Joseph P. Turner, Jr. 
Amount Raised: $677.00 
Participation: 6.76% 
Edward J. Darisse 
Naomi V. Fink 
Megan A. McShane 
Rebecca L. Messinger 
Jessica S. Zaplin 

Class of 2000 

Class Agent: Jason M. Salony 
Amount Raised: $725.00 
Participation: 13.48% 
Meghan K. Barry 
Diana K. Burnell 
Catherine E. Correia 
Hollis P. Erickson 
Gretchen Gee 
Lindsay R. Gobin 
Marc McDonnell 
Otis S. Panall 
Jason M. Salony 
Kirsten W. Scharfe 
Eve R. Seamans 
Elizabeth D. Turnbull 

aass of 2001 

Class Agent: Derek Falvey 
Amount Raised: $1,030.00 
Participation: 17.33% 
Tina Benson 
Caitlin M. Cooper 
Court Craft 
Jeffrey C. Desmarais 
Derek S. Falvey 
Jordan Harband 
Mathew R. Lee 
Daniel G. Lee 
Ashlee M. Nantoski 
Jessica Ross 
Joseph S. Shedosky 
John C. Shuster 
Shaena A.D. Tucker 



aass of 2002 

Class Agent: Shane MacDonald 
Amount Raised: $330.00 
Participation: 8.70% 
Lars T. Bjork 
Leonard S. Ceglarski III 
Francesca E. DeMeo 
Rachelle E. Dennis 
Heather S. Jameson 
Lauren R. Marsh 
James M. Morrissey 
Michael G. Woods 

aass of 2003 

Class Agents: Brooke Eaton 
Daniel Guyton 
Amount Raised: $220.00 
Participation: 6.808% 
Marc I. Borden 
Claire deLacvivier 
Gregory R. McDonnell 
Meghan D. O'Malley 
Michael D. O'Neill 
Kelsey I. Shannahan 
Caroline A. Sillari 

aass of 2004 

Class Agents: Pat Dempsey 
Jackie Ward 
Kerri O'Neill 

Amount Raised: $152.00 

Participation: 11.54°/o 

Emily C. Bryson 

Gregory M. Ceglarski 

Patrick R. Dempsey 

Andrew D. Doggett 

Erin K. Giblin 

Katie A. Glynn 

Thomas M. Hyndman 

Michelle A. Kinzie 

Kerri L. O'Neill 

Laura A. Pritchard 

Douglas G. Richardson 

Amanda J. Webb 

aass of 2005 

Class Agents: Amy Miller 

Julie O'Shaugnessy 
Robert Rudolph 

Amount Raised: $575.01 

Participation: 15.84''/o 

Victoria B. Allen 

Meredith A. Baker 

Kelsey A. Correia 

Timothy B. Cushman 

Brendan C. Giblin 

Audrie T. Grigun 

Kelsey E. Johnson 

Timothy J. Lang 

Christopher P. MacPhee 

Jennifer N. Muscatello 

Meaghan A. Owen 

Erin A. Reil 

Robert P. Rudolph 

Ruth W. Splaine 

Barrie M. Stavis 

Hannah Sylvester 




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Current Parents annually play a significant 
role in contributing to the Annual Fund. For 

2005 - 2006, Brian and Krystyna Owen 
P'05'06 and Rick and Heidi Vancisin P'05'06 
were the co-chairs for the Current Parents' 
Fund. 

2006 Parents 

Captains: Mark and Joanna Connors 
Ric and Lisa Chase 
Andrew and Diane Cotreau 
Peter Tarr and Gail Nelson 

Solicitors: Alison Bradford 

Fanny deLacvivier 

Cathy DiFronzo 

Joel Hartnett 

Laurel McKenna 

Keith Moores 

Niki Rutter 

Marcy Shack 

Larry Smith and Judy Wilson 

Susan Turnbull 
Amount Raised: $112,458.38 
Participation: 65% 
David and Marilyn Archibald 
Michael and Laura Arrigo 
Dennis and Donna Becker 
Daniel and Denise Block 
Preston and Allison Bradford 
Robert and Cynthia Brierley 
David and Catherine Budd 
Andrew and Patricia Campbell 
Richard and Lisa Chace 
Mark and Joanna Connors 
Andrew Cotreau and Dyane Mini-Cotreau 
Hubert and Frances deLacvivier 
Louis and Cathleen DiFronzo 
Steve and Edith Dubord 
Michelle Eudailey 
William Eudailey 
Andrew and Louise Fischer 
Donato Frattaroli 
Nancy Frattaroli 
Robert and Barbara Grant 
William and Margaret Gurney 



Peter and Susan Harmeling 
Denald Hienkle-McCarthy 
Pamela Huebner 

Eui Chul Kim and Kyung So ok Lee 
Suk Han Kim and Young Hee Kim 
James Krzywicki and Debra Scannell 
Jae Lee and Kye Ryu 
Jonathan and Joanne Light 
Stephen and Sandi Lundquist 
Carolyn Malleck 
Clare Marquis-Rutkowski 
Paul and Priscilla Mclnnis 
Shawn and Laurel McKenna 
Christopher and Linda Mello 
William and Jacqueline Mercer 
Ramona Montilla 
Keith and Mary Ellen Moores 
John and Kim Murphy 
Brian and Krystyna Owen 
Joseph and Carol Rinaldi 
Lawrence and Sally Roche 
David and Nancy Russell 
David and Nanette Rutter 
Roger and Dawn Samson 
Ronald and Barbara Schwartzbach 
Douglas and Diane Shealy 
William 71 and Marcy Shack 
Anthony and Katherine Sillari 
Larry Smith and Judith Wilson 
Tetsuo and Takako Takasugi 
Peter Tarr and Gail Nelson 
Jesus and Edra Torres 
Frank and Joanne Tortorici 
David and Susan Turnbull 
Richard and Heidi Vancisin 
Dawn Whiston 

2007 Parents 

Captains: Rod and Terry Cook 
Jack and Beth Miller 
Tim and Cindy Moran 
Gary and Jill Rogers 

Solicitors: Maura Santa 
Jane Ellis 
Irene Graham 
Roland Henneberger 
Diane Kimball 



Mike Linskey 

Judi Lyons 

Sean Murphy 

Jayne Peng 
Amount Raised: $129,575.30 
Participation: 70% 
Saro and Ana Almeyda 
Jeff '80 and Maggie Bailly 
Paul and Ann Marie Bergman 
Michael and Cheryl Bielinksi 
Todd and Helene Blinder 
James and CeAnn Carney 
Robert and Maria Carpino 
Joseph and Karen Cartolano 
Fred and Sandy Cerretti 
Peter and Elizabeth Chandler 
Hyuntae and Soyoung Choi 
Michael and Brenda Cody 
John '71 and Lalande dayman 
Christopher and Lisa Collins 
Andrew Conway and Janice Adie 
Rodney and Theresa Cook 
Roger and Linda Day 
Michael and Barbara DiGuiseppe 
Marty and Patty Doggett 
James and Paula Doherty 
Timothy and Mary Durkin 
Michael and Kathryn Early 
John and Jane Ellis 
Pamela Evans 
Bruce and Janet Ferland 
Phillip and Karen Glendye 
Irene Graham 
Thomas and Karen Guidi 
Francis and Elizabeth Hatch 
Roland Henneberger and Louisa 
Mackintosh 
Dayna Hester 
Bruce and Diane Kimball 
Yung Oh Kwon and Ji Min Lee 
Timothy and Stacy Lamson 
Joe and Susan Lang 
Mark and Regina Leibovitz 
Thomas and Joan Lemberger 
Randal and Cynthia Lilly 
Michael and Shari Linskey 
Laurence and Judi Lyons 
Wendy MacLennan 
John Maker 



Peng '74 and Varee Maneepairoj 

Rod and Roberta McLain 

Jack and Beth Miller 

Timothy and Cynthia Moran 

James and Janet Nicholson 

Maureen Nicholson 

Stuart and Sharon Orloff 

Jozef and Irena Osowski 

Brian and Lorraine Ott 

David and Jayne Peng 

Steven and Denise Perich 

John and Marie-Louise Petrie 

Peter Robart and Jane Shannahan 

Gary and Jill Rogers 

Scott and Lisa Rushford 

Gary and Margaret Sabens 

William and Susan Shea 

Norman and Robyn Stavis 

Beth Stevens 

Robert and Suzanne Sullivan 

Daniel and Susan Sullivan 

Kathleen Ward 

Andrew Wheelwright 

William and Martha Willis 

Byungsun Woo and Geumhee Chung 

2008 Parents 

Caplairu: Tom and Sue Durkin 
Brian and Kathy Mines 
Jim Krzywicki and Deb Scannell 

Solicitors: Guy and Mario Andrews 
Laura Arrigo 
Karen Barnett 
Kate Barrand 
Marty and Paula Fisch 
Roger and Joanne Muther-Jones 
Ellen Kenny 

John and Barbara Kotzen 
Chris and Fran LeSaffre 
Mark and Sandy Muscatello 
Jeff and Carmen Pope 
Bruce and Sharon Riedel 
Kurt and Rulh Somerville 
Dan and Yvette Shakespeare 

Amount Raised: $138,734.54 

Participation: 77% 

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Campaign Donors Since Inception 



The Academy extends its gratitude to these donors who have made capital gifts designated for scholarships and the construction, acquisition, and endowment of facilities and equipment that 
enhance The Governor's Academy educational experience. 



Mr. and Mrs. Harold Alfond 

The Harold Alfond Foundation 

Mr. Peter G. Alfond 

Mr. and Mrs. William L. Alfond 

The William Alfond Foundation 

Mrs. Barbara Almy 

Ms. Linn Anderson and 

Mr. Frederick Joseph 
Anonymous 

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Ardiff, Jr. 
Arthur W. Soger Memorial Fund 
AT&T/Lucent 

Mr. and Mrs. William W. Atwell 
Mr. Dana H. Babcock* 
Mr. and Mrs. Swift C. Barnes III 
Robert and Anne Bass 
Mr. and Mrs. Bennett H. Beach 
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher C. Beebe 
Mr. Wayne M. Belleau 
Mr. and Mrs. James L. Bildner 
Mr. and Mrs. George K. Bird IV 
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth H. Black 
Mr. Anthony J. Bolland 
Mr. and Mrs. Alan Booth 
Boston Red Sox Foundation 
Mr. and Mrs. Peter W. Bragdon 
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen M. Brox 
Mr. and Mrs. John N. Burnham 
Mr. and Mrs. Peter T Butler 
Mr. Donald C. Carter 
Central New York Community Foundation 
Mr. and Mrs. Adisorn Charanachitta 
Mr. Christopher Cini 
Mr. Jonathan Clifford* 
Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Clunie 
Mrs. Joan Cook 
Mr. Jay Cooke III 
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene M. Corbett 
Mr. John H. Costello 
Mr. Andrew Cotreau and 

Mrs. Dyane Mini-Cotreau 
Mr. Jayson T. Coughlin 
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Crocker II 
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel C. Cross 
Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Curran 
Mr. Todd A. Dagres 
Davis Family Foundation 
Mr. and Mrs. James Dean III 
Mr. and Mrs. Hubert deLacvivier 
Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Dempsey 
Mr. Archer B. desCognets 
Mr. James * and Mrs. Mary Deupree 
Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation 
Mrs. Carolyn DiGiammo 
Mrs. Edward L. Dillinger 
Mr. and Mrs. John M. Doggett, Jr. 
Mr. Christen H. D'Orio 
Mr. and Mrs. Frank D'Orio, Jr. 
Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey R. Dornbush 
Eaton Foundation 
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Eaton 
Elizabeth Cabot Lyman Trust 
Elizabeth M. Lyman Trust 
Mr. and Mrs. George Ellison 
Mr. John P. English 
Mr. and Mrs. C. Peter Erickson 
Estate of Arthur W. Strenge 
Estate of Corinne Peterson 
Estate of John Chandler 
Estate of John Rolfe 
Estate of Leonard Poor 
Estate of Murray Munroe 
Mr. Thomas Farrell and Ms. Elizabeth 



Tuthill Farrell 

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey S. Ferry 

Mr. and Mrs. Parker B. Field III 

Ms. Anna Finch 

First & Ocean National Bank 

Mr. and Mrs. Michael S. Fish 

Fisher Scientific International Inc. 

Mr. and Mrs. McNeil Fiske 

Mr. Putnam P. Flint 

Dr. James S. Foley 

Mr. Brendan M. Forrest 

FMC Foundation 

Mr. Lucas A. Franco 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert L.V. French 

Mr. and Mrs. Steven French 

The French Foundation 

Mrs. Elizabeth Friend 

Mr. Mirick Friend 

Keewaydin Fund 

Mr. and Mrs. James L. Gallagher 

Mr. Peter Gardner 

Mr. Aaron F. Gartland 

Mr. Barry Gately 

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen J. Giblin 

Mr. and Mrs. P. Prentice Gilbert 

Mr. and Mrs. Clifford J. Gillespie 

Mr. and Mrs. Louis R. Gobin 

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey L. Gordon 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Gore 

Mr. Stanley A. Hamel 

Mr. David J. Hanlon 

Harold Curtiss Trust 

Mr. and Mrs. David H. Harris 

Mr. Tobin I Harris 

Mr. and Mrs. James Hearty 

Mr. and Mrs. John £ Hellerman 

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Herron 

Mr. and Mrs. David R. Hershey 

Mr. and Mrs. Morton Hooper 

Mr. Michael £ Hoover 

Mr. James S. Hourihan 

Mr. and Mrs. Gordon J. Hoyt 

Mr. and Mrs. David A. Huebner 

Mrs. Pamela P. Huebner 

Rev. Franklin Huntress 

Hurdle Hill Foundation 

Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Jameson 

Ms. Grace P. Jeanes 

Mr. and Mrs. Peter W. Jenkins 

Mr. Jonathan K. Jett 

Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. Johnson III 

Mrs. Charles S. Johnson, Jr. 

Mr. and Mrs. Scott Johnson 

Mr. and Mrs. Theodore 0. Johnson 

Joseph Cook Memorial Fund 

Mr. Stephen A. Kasnet 

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen G. Kasnet 

Mr. and Mrs. John E. Kavanagh III 

Mr. Robert K. Kealler 

Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Kelleher 

Mr. and Mrs. Sargent L. Kennedy 

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. King 

Mr. and Mrs. Frank R. Kitchell 

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel F Kitchell 

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Knapp 

Mr. Thomas H. Larsen 

Lawrence Thomas Piatelli Scholarship Fund 

Lehman Brothers 

Mr. Willard S. Levings 

Mr. and Mrs. J. Tyler Livermore 

Reverend Mally Lloyd 

Mr. and Mrs. George M. Lord 

Mr. John E. Lowe 



Mr. and Mrs. Michael S. Lucy 
Miss Sylvia B. Lunt 
Mr. Kevin J. Lydon 
Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Lyle 
Mr. and Mrs. Laurence A. Lyons 
MacDonald Family Foundation 
Dr. and Mrs. Richard D. Mack 
Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. MacLennan 
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon G. MacVean 
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Mahler 
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce M. Male 
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen C. Marsh 
Mr. Casper Martin 
Mr. Matthew McDonnell and 
Ms. Kathleen May 
Mr. and Mrs. Paul G. Mclnnis 
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher R. Mello 
Mr. Stephen C. Metz 
Mrs. Anne Meyer 
Mr. and Mrs. Joshua L. Miner IV 
Mrs. Phebe Miner 
Mr. and Mrs. Daisuke Mizutani 
Mrs. Alexander G. Moody 
Mr. and Mrs. David S. Moore 
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Morauer 
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel M. Morgan 
Mr. Dodge D. Morgan 
Mr. & Mrs. Paul Morgan 
Morgan-Worcester Inc. 
Mr. and Mrs. Irving Morris 
Mr. and Mrs. John F. Morse III 
Mr. Reynolds E. Moulton, Jr. * 
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin C. Murphy 
Mr. Willard R. Nalchajian 
Nathaniel & Elizabeth Stevens Foundation 
Mr. Andrew J. Nelson 
Mr. and Mrs. Martinus H. Nickerson 
Mr. and Mrs. Gaylord C. Noblitt 
Mr. Andrew B. Noel 
Mr. Brian J. Novelline 
Mr. and Mrs. William Novelline 
Mr. and Mrs. Brian H. Noyes 
Mr. and Mrs. J. Jeffcott Ogden 
Mr. and Mrs. Lee B. Ogden 
Mr. and Mrs. Philip M. Ogden 
Mr. and Mrs. Steven Ogden 
Mr. and Mrs. William F. O'Leary 
Mr. and Mrs. Brian D. Ott 
Mr. and Mrs. Brian D. Owen 
Mr. Carl Panall and Ms. Susan Chase 
Mr. and Mrs. Jackson A. Parker 
Mr. Brian C. Payne 
Ms. Emily A. Pearl 
Mrs. Rosalind Peck 
The Penates Foundation 
Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Penner 
Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Perry III 
Mr. and Mrs. Carl A. Pescosolido 
Mrs. Evelyn Pescosolido 
Mr. and Mrs. David 0. Phippen 
Mrs. Jane Piatelli 
Mr. and Mrs. James Pierce 
Lispenard Phister Trust 
Mr. and Mrs. Michael R. Porter 
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pribadi 
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Purdy 
Quaker Hill Foundation 
Mr. William Quigley and Mrs. Leslie Cargill 
Mr. John W. Ragle 
Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Rex 
Mr. and Mrs. William E. Rex 
Mr. Haskell Rhett and Ms. Janet Rollings 
Mr. James L. Richards 



Mr. John D. Roach 
Ms. Diane Rock 

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald E. Rodgers 
Dr. Young Roe 
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Rogers 
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rose 
Dr. and Mrs. Michael E. Rowan 
Mr. and Mrs. James L. Rudolph 
Mr. Christopher Ruggiero 
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Rumford 
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Ryan 
John G. Salinger Trust 
Mr. and Mrs. Taiichiro Sato 
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Savage 
Mr. Thomas* and Mrs. Patricia Sayles 
Mr. and Mrs. George S. Scharfe 
Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Schumann 
Mrs. Linda R. Schwartz 
Mr. Peter D. Scott 
Mr. Jonathan S. Shafmaster 
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Shalvoy 
Mr. and Mrs. Steven G. Shapiro 
Mr. and Mrs. James Sheatzley 
Mr. F.J. Shephard 
Mr. and Mrs. Peter M. Sherin 
Ms. Nancy S. Shilts 
Mr. Hyun Ri Shin 
Mr. Hyun Young Shin 
Mr. and Mrs. Steven L. Shuster 
Mr. and Mrs. W. Lucas Simons 
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick M. Smith II 
Mr. Richard W. Snowden 
Mr. Larry Smith and Mrs. Judith Wilson 
Mr. Richard J. Smith 
Mr. and Mrs. Herman A. Spigel 
Mr. and Mrs. David A. Splaine 
Mr. and Mrs. Peter W. Stokes 
Mr. Derek J. Sullivan 
Mr. Devin C. Sullivan 
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel A. Tamposi 
Mr. Andrew 1 Tanton 
Mr. and Mrs. John W. Tarbell, Jr. 
Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Tataronis 
Mr. and Mrs. C Thomas Tenney 
Mr. and Mrs. C. Thomas Tenney Jr. 
Mr. and Mrs. John E. Thomas Sr. 
The John M. Timken, Jr. 
Family Foundation 
Mrs. Cornelia Tobias 
Mr. Shaun M. Toomey 
Mrs. Cynthia Tracy 
Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Trent 
Mr. and Mrs. Bowen H. Tucker 
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce C. Turner 
Mr. and Mrs. George C. Twombly 
Mrs. Marjorie £ Twombly 
Tyco 

Mr. Petr Vasicko 
Mr. James R. Walsh 
The Walton Family Foundation 
Mr. and Mrs. Josiah H. Welch 
Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Werner 
Mr. Peter Werner 

West Indies Management Company 
Mr. Mark Whiston 
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher White 
Ms. Catherine A. Wickes 
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wilkens 
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony P. Wilson 
Mr. Benjamin T. Wright 
Ms. Liane Y. Wood 
Mr. Michael S. Yeagley 
Mr. and Mrs. David A. Youngblood 



Guy and Maria Andrews 

David and Marilyn Archibald 

Michael and Laura Arrigo 

Robert and Karen Barnett 

Stephen and Katherine Barrand 

David and Danielle Berthiaume 

Mark and Pamela Brislin 

William and Cynthia Burke 

Jae Kook Chun and Do Kyeong Jeong 

John 71 and Lalande dayman 

James '65 and Graciela Connolly 

David and Clair Cushman 

Conrad and Elizabeth Dampolo 

Ronald Davitt and Doreen McClaire-Davitt 

Dominic and Sally DiMaggio 

Lee and Patricia Dodier 

Marty and Patty Doggett 

Peter '69 and Susan Dorsey 

Jonathan and Elysia Doyle 

Richard and Nancy Duchaney 

Thomas and Susan Durkin 

Henry '70 and Cathy Eaton 

Blanca Figueroa 

Martin and Paula Fisch 

Michael and Laura Foley 

Charles and Anne Goodwin 

Richard and Diane Griesbach 

Jeffrey and Diane Gwynne 

Robert and Pauline Haran 

James and Jayne Hill 

Brian and Kathy Hines 

Michael and Marie Hoffman 

Charles and Deborah Hughes 

Roger Jones and Joanne Muther-Jones 

Edward and Diane Kelliher 

Michael and Ellen Kenny 

Daryl and Laurel Kincaid 

John and Barbara Kotzen 

James Krzywicki and Debra Scannell 

David Lampert '71 and Toril Forland 

Christopher and Frances LeSaffre 

Thomas and Amy Lyons 

Mark and Sandra Muscatello 

Michael and Andrea Norkus 

Bruce and Pattiann Ocko 

David and Diane Oxton 

Gregory and Sue Paskerian 

Kathleen Pereira 

Robert Pereira 

Ana Perez 

Paul and Joyce Perocchi 

Jim '72 and Polly Pierce 

Jeffrey and Carmen Pope 

Allison '77 and Michael Quinttus 

Keith and Sharon Riedell 

Joseph and Yvette Shakespeare 

Steve '74 and Eileene Shapiro 

Dong Won Shin and Seen Young Min 

Jay and Kathleen Siegel 

Philip '73 and Winifred Smith 

Kurt and Ruth Somerville 

Jung Haon Song and Hyun Hee Lee 

John Soursourian and Judith Klein 

David and Janet Splaine 

Ann Stevens 

David Strouss 

Marcia Strouss and Brian Bernier 

Charles and Tracy Sweetman 

Robert and Christine Terry 

John and Susan Tomich 

Jeff Travaline 

Robert and Karen Voto 

Jay and Lynn Wailes 

Peter Warren 

Jeffrey and Marion Webster 

Mark and Patricia Whiting 

John and Laura Wolfe 



2009 Parents 

Captains: Frank and Penny Cieri 
Harry and Kathy Hansen 
Jeff and Marion Webster 

Solicitors: Terasa Correnti 

Rob and Nancy DeMartini 

Tony DiCroce 

Kathleen DiNisco 

Steve and Sandy Dunstan 

John and Jean Dwyer 

John Fitzpatrick 

Diane Gwynne 

Mollie Hoopes 

Erika Leone 

Mary Ellen Moores 

Alan Perkins 

Jane Riley 

Robyn Stavis 
Amount Raised: $94,165.00 
Participation: 82% 
Ronald and Karen Allbach 
Angel Alvarez and Monica Echeverri 
Jeff '80 and Maggie Bailly 
Paul Beohner 

Paul and Ann Marie Bergman 
Margarita Blanter and Alex Alexeyanko 
Boris Blanter 
Daniel and Denise Block 
Nabil and Rose Boghos 
Brian and Diane Cahil 
Robert and Cynthia Brierley 
Maurice and Lisa Caruso 
Hyung Suck Chai and Mi Kyung Hong 
Frank and Penelope Cieri 
Peter and Caroline Collins 
Joseph and Teresa Correnti 
Robert and Nancy DeMartini 
Anthony and Stacey DiCroce 
Louis and Cathleen DiFronzo 
Steven and Kathleen DiNisco 
Jonathan and Elysia Doyle 
Steven and Sandra Dunstan 
Thomas and Susan Durkin 
John and Jean Dwyer 
John and Jan Fitzpatrick 
Steven '76 and Debra French 
Stephen and Jane Fried 
Joseph and Gay Gardner 
Anthony Gross and Abbie Lundberg 
Jeffrey and Diane Gwynne 
Maud and Lloyd Hamovit 
Harold and Kathryn Hansen 
Thomas and Mollie Hoopes 
Mohamed and Sandy Hussein 
Stanley and Laurie Jacobs 
Yukio and Midori Kaneko 
William Kavanagh 
Hong Seop Kim and Yun-Jeong Lee 
Michael and Valerie King 
Hongjoo and Hwallan Lee 
Joseph and Erika Leone 
Annette J. Lewis 
Chung-Ta Lin and Liu-Lin Yang 
Paul and Joanne Linkmark 
Judson and Christine Ludeking 
Wendy MacLennan 
Peng '74 and Varee Maneepairoj 
David and Donna McGrath 
Rod and Roberta McLain 
John and Terese Menard 
Keith and Mary Ellen Moores 
Collen O'Neal 
Alan and Donna Perkins 
William and Lisa Press 
Juanita Pridgen 
Thomas and Jane Riley 
Howard and Elyse Rubin 
David and Nanette Rutter 



John and Dorothy Smith 
Paul and Carol Spillane 
Norman and Robyn Stavis 
Andrew and Anne Stevens 
Thomas and Diana Sullivan 
Stephen Swensrud 
Jo-Ann Triplett 
John and Nancy Tsakirgis 



Parents of Alumni, 
Grandparents and Friends 

The fund-raising efforts of parents of alumni 
were led this year by Stephen and Candace 
Falvey P'Ol, '03 and grandparents by Dominic 
and Emily DiMaggio GP'08, whose generosity 
and diligence helped to highlight the impor- 
tance of these gifts to the 
Annual Fund. 

Anonymous 

David and Laurel Abusamra 

Ruth Accolla 

Michael and Sue Adams 

Wenonah Aigler 

Donald '60 and Ruth Alexander 

Susan Allen 

Barbara Almy 

Amesbury Industrial Supply 

Susan Ardiff 

Christopher and Elizabeth Armstrong 

Evans and Helen Arnold 

Wayne '68 and Jayne Barbaro 

William and Elizabeth Barraclough 

Timothy and Dale Barry 

Harold and Anne Baumann 

Dennis and Donna Becker 

Joseph and Claire Berardino 

Marion Bergman 

Paul and Ann Bergman 

Theodore '37 and Beverly Bergmann 

James and Carolyn Berluti 

William Berry & Sons 

Adrienne Berry-Burton 

Mr. and Mrs. Sherwood C. Blake 

Huntington '56 and Sharon Blatchford 

Daniel and Denise Block 

Jane Bonaventura 

William and D'Ann Bonnell 

Mildred Bonow 

Gary and Cheryl Borden 

Anne Boyce and Paul Swift 

Preston and Allison Bradford 

Leslie and Barbara Brewer 

Benjamin '43 and Anne Brewster 

Jim and Melissa Bride 

Robert and Cynthia Brierley 

Peter and Beatrice Britton 

Roberta Britton 

Philip and Patricia Bucci 

Jordan Burgess 

A. Michael and Elisabeth Burnell 

Robert and Helen Burns 

Vicki Butler 

Bartley and Katherine Calder 

Joseph and Deborah Casey 

Edgar '45 and Marilynne Catlin 

Charles and Brenda Cavallaro 

Lindsay Cavanagh 

Paul D. Cavanagh 

Hugh and Elizabeth Cawley 

Leonard and Ursula Ceglarski 

Leonard and Catherine Ceglarski 

Jane B. Chance 

Craig and Merrill Chapin 

James Childs 

Childs, Bertman, Tseckares, Inc. 

Nancy Church 

Peggy Clark 



Phyllis Clark 

Ronald and Judith Clark 

Helen Clarkson 

Richard and Kathryn Clunie 

Albert and Cecile Colarusso 

Robert H. Colgate 

Larry Collins 

William and Frances Connelly 

Grace Conway 

Joan Cook 

Douglas Cooney 

David and Linda Corbett 

Douglass Coupe 

Theodore and Marie Craft 

Michael and Margaret Curran 

Douglas '57 and Linda Curtis 

David and Clair Cushman 

Ruth Davidson 

Ronald Davitt and Doreen McClaire-Davitt 

Joel and Mary Decareau 

Defiance Graphics Corporation 

Hubert and Frances deLacvivier 

Delande Supply Company 

Robert and Patricia Dempsey 

Mary Anne Dennison 

Archer '49 and Carol des Cognets 

Design Technique 

Gary and Karen Desmarais 

Stephen and Harriet DiCicco 

Herman and Marilyn Diehl 

Michael and Barbara DiGuiseppe 

Marge Dillinger 

Dominic and Emily DiMaggio 

Richard and Eleanor Dober 

Helen E. Dobrosielski 

Annabelle Doggett 

Marty and Patty Doggett 

Mr. and Mrs. John Dooling 

John and Maryjane Doorly 

William and Eleanor Dorsey 

Burton and Susan Dow 

James and Katherine Dow 

Steve and Edith Dubord 

John and Esty Duff 

Janet A. Eagleson 

E. Ashley Fames '48 

Henry '70 and Cathy Eaton 

John and Jane Ellis 

Mr. and Mrs. Eliot Epstein 

Bonnie Fabrizio 

Stephen and Candace Falvey 

Francis '40 and Edith Farnum 

Jeffrey and Joanne Ferry 

Helen Fish 

Lynda Fitzgerald 

Putnam P. Flint '37 

Robert and Shirley French 

William '55 and Judy Friend 

Robert '63 and Elaine Fullerton 

Harold and Sarah Galpern 

Howard and Naomi Gardner 

Philip Gemmer '48 

General Rental Services 

Stephen and Beverly Giblin 

Jeffrey and Penelope Gilbert 

Clifford and Alina Gillespie 

Dorothy D. Gilman 

Elisabeth Gobin 

Richard and Katherine Goglia 

Dr. and Mrs. Russell Goldbaum 

David '41 and Elizabeth Goodhart 

Claude and Rose Grayer 

0. Eric and Anne Gronberg 

Paul and Lauren Gudonis 

Janet Gurski 

Douglas and Katherine Guy 

Victoriano and Aurora Guzman 

Peter and Barbara Haack 

Denis Hamboyan 

Genevieve Hansen 



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As Jeff Gordon^hands -off the 
easurer'^^Ppife and assumes 
is new role as President of the Board 
■ Trustees, we can all see the tremen-, 
. E)us imprint that Dan Morgan and 
- the Trustees have had on the financial 
health of the school. The largest Capital Campaign in the his- 
tory of the school recently ended successfully. The Academy's 
endowment completed the fiscal year at the highest level in 

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goals, exceeded the prior year's performance and also set an 

all-time record. Indeed, another fiscal year has ended with a 

well-manaj 

the economic world. 

As we look towards the coming months, it is exciting news 
that the Board has authorized the construction of a new dor- 
mitory with faculty housing, a new hockey rink and a turf 
playing field. These initiatives are incremental to the 
achieved goals of the Capital Campaign and made possible 
through the long-range strategic planning initiatives champi- 
oned by Dan and implemented by the Academy's administra- 
tion. At The Governor's Academy, financial planning and 
long-range strategic planning clearly have been elegantly 
intertwined by the^^^^^^^ vision of Jeff and Dan. 

My daughter Ariel is now in her second year of study at ": 
Governor's Academy. I am gratified that her school, in^ 
ues, philosophy and missio^l^^Spiuch the same instil 
tion that I graduated from in 1974. New buildings and facili- 
ties abound, curriculum choices are broad, students and fac- 
ulty share technology I could barely imagine in the '70s, but 
the school remains an institution dedicated to the moral, 
intellectual, artistic and athletic development of young peo- 
ple. At The Governor's Academy, it is veryl^tt^we are 
traditional yet progressive- , respectful of the past, yet on the 
cutting edge of the future. Clearly„^^^ft^tion that has 
not only survived, but truly thrived for more than 240 years is 
doing more than a few things right. ^ ' 

I am honored and humbled to serve as the school's new 
Treasurer. I look forward to the challenges that lie ahead as 
the school continues to evolve and flourish while preserving 
its core mission and values. 



Steven G. Shapiro '74, P'og 
TreoAurer, Board of TruAteeA 



Martin and Carol Harband 

Richard and Susan Harris 

John D. Hartnett & Son, Inc. 

Kiyoe Hashimoto 

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hatch 

David '50 and Brenda Hershey 

Donald and Patricia Hesselbach 

Ruth Hoffman 

Jeffrey and Lois Hogan 

Bruce and Jane Holt 

Katherine Howe 

John '37 and Jeanette Hubbard 

Charles '51 and Barbara Hussey 

Tom and Mary Hyndman 

Thomas and Laurie Hyndman 

John '50 and Monica Ives 

Mrs. Charles B. Johnson 

Richard and Edith Johnson 

Scott and Doreen Johnson 

Susan T. Johnson 

Roger Jones and Joanne Muther-Jones 

E. William '49 and Consuelo Judson 
Plato '47 and Gwenette Kangis 
Jan and Kimberly Kapstad 
Michael and Lynde Karin 

Betsy Karp 

Stephen '52 and Marie-Louise Kasnet 

John and Kathleen Kavanagh 

Paul and Judith Keaney 

Allen Keith '55 and Winifred Ward 

Richard and Nancy Kelleher 

John and Victoria Kelley 

Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Kenneally 

Jane Kent 

Edward and Carol Anne Khantzian 

Richard and Christina Kimball 

Pamela Kirk 

George '51 and Mary Kirkham 

Mrs. Dudley Knott 

Terrell Koken 

Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Kotzen 

Charles and Ann Lagasse 

Anne LaGrippe 

Joe and Susan Lang 

Henry and Penny Lapham 

F. Stephen Lamed 
Mary-Beth Lathrop 

Donald '35 and Ellen Lawrence 

Hartley C. Laycock, Jr. 

Lance and Cyrille Lazo 

Daniel '55 and Betsy Leary 

Richard N. Leavitt 

Mark and Regina Leibovitz 

John and Margaret Leonard 

Arnold Lessard 

Barbara Levings 

George and Janet Libin 

Ray and Mary Light 

Marily Lilly 

Randal and Cynthia Lilly 

Paul and Joanne Lindmark 

Tyler '69 and Kathleen '79 Livermore, TR 

Frank and Charlotte Lombardi 

George '39 and Maribel Lord 

Michael and Patricia Lucy 

Judson and Christine Ludeking 

Paul Lufkin 

Stephen and Sandi Lundquist 

Robert '40 and Thelma Lyle 

Laurence and Judith Lyons 

Seek Lyoo and Hae Shin 

Richard and Gerry Mack 

Dan and Leigh Mackay-Smith 

Justin and Meredith Mackay-Smith 

Wendy MacLennan 

Robert and Paula MacPhee 

Helen Magrane 

Bradford and Sharon Malt 

Thomas W. Manring 

Mr. and Mrs. George Marquis 



Alfred and Claire Martin 
Casper Martin and Linda Woolford 
Bradford Marvin 
Frank and Sheila Mastrangelo 
Virginia Maurer 
Dana Mayo 

Lane and Ann McGovern 
Helen McGuire 
Paul and Priscilla Mclnnis 
Kristin Mcintosh 
Shawn and Laurel McKenna 
Michael McShane 
Christopher and Linda Mello 
William and Jacqueline Mercer 
Anne Meyer 

Douglas '46 and Margaret Miller 
John and Beth Miller 
Robert and Kristin Miller 
Joshua '69 and Mary Miner 
Phebe Miner 

Pemberton and Anne Minster 
Bijay and Janaki Misra 
William and Jacalyn Mitchell 
LuAnn Mizener 
Mark and Diane Monigle 
David and Elaine Moody 
Michael Moonves 
Barbara Moore 
David and Robin Moore 
Sandra Moose 

Daniel '67 and Mayo Morgan 
Paul '41 and Anne Morgan 
Stephen and Sarah Morison 
Charles '47 and Pricilla Morse 
Donald '57 and Judith Morse 
Sherman and Anne-Lise Moras 
Chris and Mary Murch 
Edwin '37 and Elizabeth Murphy 
Wallace and Eleanor Murray 
Mark and Sandra Muscatello 
Norman and Barbara Myers 
George L. Needham '56 
Clark '37 and Eleanor Neily 
Martinus and Sheila Nickerson 
Northern Business Machines 
David and Martha Novis 
Marie O'Connor 
Dave and Lynn Oliker 
David and Pamela O'Neill 
Anthony Oreto and Margaret 
Layden-Oreto 
Richard B. Osgood '53 
Daniel and Pamela O'Shaughnessy 
Brian and Lorraine Ott 
Brian and Krystyna Owen 
David and Diane Oxton 
Arthur '45 and Barbara Page 
Donald '45 and Judith Palais 
Carl Panall and Susan Chase 
Ronald and Cynthia Pascucci 
Richard '50 and Lynda Patton 
Richard Paul 

Benjamin '44 and Jean Pearson 
David and Jayne Peng 
Carroll and Anne Perry 
Paul and Beverly Peterson 
Shirley Phillips 

Robert '73 and Sherilyn Phillips 
Richard '38 and Susanne Phippen 
Kenneth and Alison Pickering 
Jotham Pierce 
David '51 and Suzanne Pope 
Port Paint N Paper 
Port Sheet Metal 
David '52 and Runie Powers 
Jean Paul R. Proulx 
Richard and Joan Purinton 
Bill Quigley and Leslie Cargill 
Howard E. Quimby '52 
John W. Ragle 



Jeffrey Ravitz 

Timothy and Kristal Reil 

William '50 and Judy Rex 

Alfred and Linda Reynolds 

George and Charlotte Richards 

Beth Riley 

S. Robert '60 and Paula Rimer 

Tom and Sybil Roach 

Alvin and Doris Robins 

Lawrence and Sally Roche 

William and Susan Rodgers 

Gary and Jill Rogers 

Robert and Martha Rose 

Donald and Prudence Ross 

Joan Ross 

Bernard and Jane Rothwell 

Wallace and Carol Rowe 

Jim and Susan Rudolph 

David and Nancy Russell 

John and Roberta Russell 

Richard and Nancy Russell 

Sheri Saginor 

Salter Transportation, Inc. 

L. Manlius Sargent 

Sylvia and Chris Schanbacher 

George and Coreen Scharfe 

Hal and Anju Scheintaub 

Mary Helen Schultz 

Robert '40 and Marilyn Schumann 

Dr. and Mrs. Alvin Schwartz 

Linda R. Schwartz 

Seacoast Tent Rentals, Inc. 

Richard and Kathleen Searles 

Alan and Ruth Shachman 

Jonathan '63 and Carol Shafmaster 

Charles and Dolly Shalvoy 

John and Katharine Shanahan 

Andrew and Shirley Shea 

Douglas and Diane Shealy 

Kenneth and Bernadette Shedosky 

Edwin '40 and Dorothy Sheffield 

Steven and Martha Shuster 

Jay and Kathleen Siegel 

Anthony and Katherine Sillari 

Tony and Mary Sillari 

Gladys Simmons 

W. Lucas and Susan Simons 

Humphrey '42 and Rosalie Simson 

Douglas and Rosemary Sloane 

Jeanne Smith 

Russell and Frances Smith 

Stephen Smith 

Jane Snerson 

John Soursourian and Judith Klein 

Joseph and Lorraine Sousa 

Mrs. H. Stephen Spacil 

David and Janet Splaine 

Jackson Sprince and Barbara Evans 

Cathy Marie F. St. Pierre 

Mrs. Albert F. Statler 

Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Stavis 

Norman and Robyn Stavis 

Beth Stevens 

Elizabeth Stone 

William '55 and Ellen Stone 

Peter Sutton '47 

John Swansburg 

Stephen and Karen Swensrud 

Brett and Joan Sylvester 

Ete Szuts and Susan Oleszko-Szuts 

Laurence and Deborah Talbot 

Carter and Sylvia Tallman 

Samuel '71 and Sharon Tamposi 

Robert '43 and Nancy Tannebring 

Allan '45 and Leilani Teel 

C. Thomas '39 and Eunice Tenney 

Widgery '43 and Jennie Thomas 

Dennis and Marianne Tompkins 

Paul and Francine Townsend 

William and Belle Traver 



Edith Tucker 

Marc '68 and Sharon Tucker 

George '50 and Benson Tulloch 

David and Susan Turnbull 

Curtis Turner and Dene Ryfun-Turner 

Joseph and Sandra Turner 

Gail Turner 

Mary Twichell 

David and Susan Van Ness 

Richard and Heidi Vancisin 

W.C. Cammett Engineering, Inc. 

Jay and Lynn Wailes 

Louis and Sandra Walor 

Eleanor Walsh 

Joan Walsh 

S. Robson Walton 

Paul Wann and Bonnie-Jean Wilbur 

Kathleen Ward 

Hans and Janet Weedon 

David and Elayne Weener 

Nancy Weinstein 

Josiah '47 and Donna Welch 

James '48 and Virginia Weldon 

Lee W. Wesson 

Andrew Wheelwright 

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Whiston 

Alexander and Anne White 

John and Kathleen Whitesides 

William '59 and Roberta Whiting 

Bea Whitney 

J. Randall '70 and Joan Whitney 

John '44 and Katharine Whitney 

Bradford and Geneva Whitten 

John and Sheila Whittier 

Mary Whittier 

Frank and Maureen Wilkens 

Valleau and Donna Wilkie 

A. Roland '40 and Constance Will 

Louise Williams 

Carol Winkel 

Mark and Dorieanne Winters 

John Witherspoon 

Nathan '58 and June Withington 

Marjorie Withington-Watson 

Michael Wong 

Robert and Dede Woods 

Kenneth Woods 

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Woolson 

David '50 and Ruth Yesair 

James and Joyce Zafris 

Kang Min and Yi Zhi Zhang 



Gifts from Corporations and 
Foundations 

The Governor's Academy is grateful to the cor- 
porations and foundations that have con- 
tributed generously to the Academy through 
direct gifts and matching gift programs. The 
Academy also thanks the alumni/ae and par- 
ents who have made the extra effort to obtain 
furidingfor the s chool. 

AIG International 

Kang Min and Yi Zhi Zhang 
P. Shane O'Neill '98 

Allmerica Financial 

Russell and Frances Smith P'76 

Bank of America 

CoUn P. Cross '74 

Bank of America Foundation 

Ralph F. Johnson '64 

Boeing Company 

Gerald G. Vaughan '54 



Chubb & Son Inc. 

Richard M. Sargent '53 

Citigroup Foundation 

Matthew R. Lee '01 

Deerfield Associates Executive Search, Inc. 

Douglas C. Cooney 

Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation 

Daniel and Susan Sullivan P'07 
James '68 and Susan Rudolph P'05, TR 

Eli Lilly and Company Foundation 

Dennis P. Gately '85 

The Ellsworth Foundation 

David H. Ellsworth '48 

Emerson Electric 

Robert H. Amsler '69 

Fidelity Foundation 

Joseph and Susan Lang P'03'05'07 
Michael S. Burke '91 

Fleet Matching Gifts Program 

Colin P. Cross '74 

The Gillette Company 

Robert and Nancy DeMartini P'09 

GenCorp Foundation 

Mark A. Whitney '81 

General Mills Foundation 

Donald '57 and Judith Morse P'83'87 

Gorton's Seafoods 

Richard and Heidi Vancisin P'05'06 

Key Foundation 

Peter F. Richardson '75 

Mariposa 

Nancy Church P'97 

Mellon Bank Corporation 

Harold and Anne Baumann P'03 
Robert D.W. Culver '62 

Merrill Lynch & Company Inc. 

David T. Goodhart '41, P'78'80 

MMC 

Charles A. Davis '67 
Robert C. Burnham '66 
Robert H. Studley, Jr. '86 

Morgan-Worcester, Inc. 

Daniel '67 and Mayo Morgan. P'97'02, TR 

Nathaniel & Elizabeth Stevens Foundation 

Joshua L Miner IV '69, P'96'98 
Mrs. Phebe Miner P'69, GP'96'98 

Northwestern Mutual Life Foundation 

Matthew '94 and Nicole '94 Prunier 
Larry Smith and Judith Wilson P'06 

The Oxford League, Inc. 

Timothy and Mary Durkin P'07 
Richard and Nancy Russell P'89'95 

The Prudential Foundation 

H. Thomas McMeekin '71 

Quaker Hill Foundation 

Joshua L Miner IV '69, P'96'98 



Saint-Gobain Corporation 

Lawrence A. Collins P'95 
Lrvine F. Williamson '45 

The Stanley Works 

Edmund G. Noyes '39 

Time, Inc. 

Naomi V. Fink '99 

Tyco 

Elizabeth T Farrell '84 

UBS Financial Services Inc. 

Angel Alvarez and Monica Echeverri P'09 

Union Mutual of Vermont Companies 

Ian B. Chisholm '73 

UnumProvident Corporation 

Edward F. Reed '76 

Wachovia Foundation 

David R. Dent '63 
Frederick J. Lyle '69 
Catherine D. Burgess '91 

Wells Fargo 

Chris and Sylvia Schanbacher '97 

Williams 

Frank C. Dickerson III '57 

Wyeth Nutritionals 

Brett and Joan Sylvester P'05 

Endowed Scholarship Fund 

The Governor's Academy's scholarships are 
made possible through gifts from alumni/ae 
and friends, operating funds and by income 
from the following funds established through 
the years: 

The Alfond Scholarship 
Established in 2003 by the Alfond family to 
benefit students fiom Maine who are athletes 
orfiom families of past and present shoe 
workers of Dexter Shoe Company, or its affili- 
ate and other shoe manufacturers. 

Harold and Bibby Alfond P'67'71 
The Harold Alfond Foundation 
Peter Alfond '71 
Emily Pearl '90 and Todd Seavey 

The Charles Z. Abuza Memorial Scholarship 
Established in 1988 by his family and friends 
in memory of this alumnus. Class of '53 
Mrs. Charles Abuza AW'53 

The George L Alden Trust Scholarship Fund 
Established in 1989 by the George 1. Alden 
Trust of Worcester, Massachusetts and alumni 

The Alumni/ae Scholarship Fund 
Established and supported by The Governor's 
Academy graduates to provide financial aid 
to deserving students 

The Francis R. Appleton Fund 
Established in 1909 by Francis R. Appleton 

The Col Harold H. Audet Scholarship Fund 
Established in 1989 by Col. Harold H. Audet 
'38 for a "day boy" from Newburyport, 
Massachusetts 



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The Sarah Avalon Scholarship Fund 


The Edmund Coffin Colman Scholarship Fund 


The Richard Hawes Francis '36 


The Ingham Scholarship Fund 




Established in 1999 by Putnam '37 and 


Established in 1939 through the will of 


Scholarship Fund 


Established in 1927 by the family of the late 




Dorothy Flint GP'99 to honor their grand- 


Elizabeth Tappan to provide aid for 


Established in 1930 in memory of this 


Samuel Kellogg Ingham, whose son 




daughter Sarah Avalon '99. Benefitting a 


scholarship 


alumnus by his family 


Dr. Charles C. Ingham became the 22nd 




Senior who through four years of work, deter- 




Kurt A. Liske 


headmaster of The Academy 




mination and strength of character, has 


The Corning Fund 




Kurt A. Liske 




v/orked to develop his or her potential to the 


Established in 1989 by Nathan E. Corning to 


The Friend Family Scholarship Fund 






fullest and in doing so, has been a true credit 


provide financial assistance to the children of 


Established in 1987 by Mirick Friend '59 and 


The E. Randall Jackson Memorial Fund 




to The Governor's Academy. 


The Academy Staff 


family in memory of his father Robert A. 
Friend 


Established in 1966 by the beguest of his ' 
mother Lillian A. Jackson, to benefit a young 




The James Barriskill Fund 


The Cumings Scholarship Fund 




person ftom Danvers, Massachusetts 




Established in 19&0 in memory of the former 


Established in 1948 by Mrs. Fred T Cumings 


The William Pinkham Gove Scholarship Fund 






Academy master teacher (1949-1960) 


in memory of her husband and in honor of 


Established in 1926 by his wife and son. 


The Christian A. Johnson Endeavor 






their son Allen H. Cumings '48 


Karl '27 


Foundation Scholarship Fund 




The William L. Brian III Memorial 






Established in 1982 to enable a worthy stu- 




Scholarship Fund 


The Richard Little Dodge Fund 


The Joanna Grugeon Scholarship Fund 


dent to attend an independent school 




Established in 1990 by his family and class- 


Established in 1957 in memory of this 


Established in 1990 by her family, faculty 






mates in honor of this alumnus. Class of '59 


alumnus. Class of 1940, by his family 


andfiiends in memory of this The Academy 
master teacher 


The Kitchell Family Scholarship Fund 
Established in 1989 by Frank Kitchell '35. 




Kerry Anne Carson Memorial Scholarship 


The Edward W. Barnes Scholarship Fund 


David Gould 


Members of the Kitchell family who attended 




Established in 1995 by her family and friends 


Established in 1975 in tribute to the head- 


Phillip Gould and Elizabeth Ratigan 


the Academy include Frank '35, Peter '36, 




Richard and Elizabeth Carson 


master who led the Academy for 29 years 




Samuel '38 and Webster '48 




Susan Leonard 




The Carl D. Hale Scholarship Fund 








The Eastman Fund 


Establishe'd in 1980 through the will of Grace 


The George Laite Scholarship Fund 




The David Knowles Chilton Memorial 


Established in 1983 by the beguest of 


Hale in memory of her husband, class of 


Established in memory of this alumnus fiom 




Scholarship Fund 


Elizabeth Eastman Hall in memory of her 


1896, to provide financial aid 


the Class of '32 by his family 




Established in 1986 by Mr and Mrs. Herman 


nephews Robert Kimball Eastman, Jr. and 


Kurt A. Liske 






Chilton in memory of their son, Class of '61. 


Charles Bond Warner Eastman 




The Leary Family Scholarship Fund 




Awarded to a student "who best demonstrates 




The Henley Group Scholarship Fund 


Established in 1989 by Jack '48 and Mary 


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the high principles of The Academy" 


The Vida E Ellison Scholarship 


Established in 1988 by the Henley Group, Inc. 


Leary and their children, '79 '81 '82 '84 '85, 






Established in 1989 by William G. Griffith '37 


of Hampton, NH, to benefit a deserving 


to benefit a student fiom Newburyport, 




The Class of 1950 Scholarship Fund 


and John E. Griffith '40 for a student fiom 


student 


Massachusetts, demonstrating a strong per- 




Established in 2000 by the graduates of 


Colorado or Wyoming 




sonal character and financial need 




the class of 1950, in celebration of their 




The Janet G. Higgins Memorial 




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fiftieth reunion 


The Ellsworth Family Scholarship Fund 


Scholarship Fund 


The Barry Nelson Lougee Scholarship Fund 


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Charles C. Bowen '50. 


Established m 1990 by David H. Ellsworth '48 


Established in 1976 in her memory by her 


Established in 1989 to honor this alumnus of 


to 


Robert I Comey, Jr. '50 


in honor of his family 


family and ftiends 


the Class of '51 by his classmates and family 


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Alan E Flynn, Jr. '50 








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Clifton E George '50 


The G. Heberton Evans III Memorial 


The Bernard K. Holdsworth Scholarship Fund 


The Burton Machinist Scholarship Fund 


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Timothy G. Greene '50 


Scholarship Fund 


Established in 1987 by Clifford Holdsworth 


Established in 1987 by his family to honor 


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Marc am Rhein '50 


Established in 1985 in memory of this 


in memory of his son, a member of the 


this Class of '36 graduate 


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David W. Yesair '50 


teacher, coach and dorm parent 


of 34 years 


Class of '44 


Peter B. Machinist '62 

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THEREOF SF-IALL IN THE FIRST PLACE BE ERECTING. 
BUILDING AND FINISHING A GRAMMAR 
SCHOOL HOUSE, TO BE ERECTED ON THE MOST " 



CONVENIENT PART OF MY FARM," 



Member 



from the will of William Dummer, 1761 



Friends/Parents 

*Mrs. Walter A. Bodwell PP'66 
*Mr. and Mrs. Peter W. Bragdon 

Mr. Frederic Franzius 
*Mr. and Mrs. P. Prentice Gilbert PP '96/98 

Mr. and Mrs. Lon Homeirer 
*Mr. and Mrs. John R. Hyslop 
*Ms. Betsy Karp PP '97 

Mr. and Mrs. Lance N. Laze PP '8i;84;85 

Mr. Willard S. Levings 
*Ms. Sylvia B. Lunt 

Mrs. Elizabeth Lyman PP '86 
*Mr. and Mrs. William R. Moore, Jr. 

Mr. Robert L. Morse 
*Mrs. Linda Remis Schwartz PP'84 

(AW Peter R. Remis '52) 
*Mr. and Mrs. Alvin G. Robins P'80 
'Mrs. Joan M. Ross PP '00 
*Mr. and Mrs. Richard Savage 
*Mrs. Jane Simson (AW George M. Simson '39) 

aass of 1933 

*Mr. Thomas N. Willins, Jr. 

aass of 1934 

*Mr. and Mrs. Seth N. Baker 

aass of 1935 

*Mrs. Cynthia Tracy P'60;63 
(AW Gerry J. Dietz '35) 

aass of 1936 

*Mr. and Mrs. David H. Harris 
*Mr. Julian Hess 

aass of 1937 

*Mr. and Mrs. Theodore G. Bergmann 
*Mr. Putnam P. Flint 
*Mr. and Mrs. Edwin C. Murphy 
*Mr. William P. Sheffield 

aass of 1938 

*Col. and Mrs. Harold H. Audet 
*Mr. and Mrs. William R. Ferris 

aass of 1939 

Mr. and Mrs. C. Thomas Tenney 

aass of 1940 

*Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Lyle 
*Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Schumann 
*Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin T. Wright 



aass of 1941 

*Mr. and Mrs. Howard F. Stirn 

aass of 1942 

*Dr. and Mrs. William E. Hill, Jr. 

*Mr. C. Derek Lagemann 

*Mr. Edward W. Stitt III 

*Mr. and Mrs. Humphrey B. Simson 

aass of 1943 

*Mr. Crosby Hitchcock 

*Mr. and Mrs. Widgery Thomas, Jr. 

*Mr. Robert Wadleigh 

aass of 1944 

*Mr. and Mrs. Wallace L. Bolton 
*Mr. and Mrs. Albert L. Wyer 

aass of 1945 

*Mr. and Mrs. Warren W. Furth 

aass of 1946 

*Dr. and Mrs, Herbert J. Levine 

00^^^1947 

*Mr. and Mrs. G. Gorton Baldwin 

*Rev. Robert W. Peale 

*Mr. and Mrs. Josiah H. Welch 

aass of 1948 

*Mr. Richard J. Smith 

aass of 1949 

*Mr. and Mrs. Jacob B. Brown 

*Mr. and Mrs. William L. Chamberlin 

*Mr. and Mrs. Bruce M. Denkert 

*Mr. Kimball M. Page 

*Dr. and Mrs. Mansfield F. W. Smith 

aass of 1950 

*Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Comey, Jr. 
*Mr. and Mrs. Timothy G. Greene 
*Mr. Dodge D. Morgan 
*Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Patton 

aass of 1951 

*Mr. and Mrs. George D. Kirkham 
*Mr. Robert L. Wenz 

aass of 1952 

*Mr. Barry Gately 



aass of 1953 

*Mr. and Mrs. Arthur C. ^ 
Mr. and Mrs. George E. ' 
*Dr. and Mrs. Newton E. Hysi 

*Mr. Richard B. Osgood 

*Mr. and Mrs. Frederick C. Waldron 

aass of 1954 

Mr. and Mrs. David H. Alven 
Mr. Thomas H. Larsen 
*Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Michelson 
Mr. and Mrs. John H. Raymer 
*Mr. and Mrs. Haskell Rhett 

aass of 1955 

*Mrs. William B. Ardiff 

*Mr. and Mrs. Frank Peter Haendler 

*Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Nielsen 
*Mr. Albert B. Wende 

1 
I 

aass of 1956 

*Mr. and Mrs. John A. Henry ' 
*Mr. and Mrs. Otto P. Robinson, Jr. 
*Mr. John S. Wilson 

aass of 1957 

*Mr. David H. M. Andersen 

*Mr. and Mrs. Frank S. Dickerson III 

*Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. V. C. Pescosolido 

aass of 1958 

*Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Hayden 
*Mr. and Mrs. John F. Morse 

aass of 1959 

*Dr. James S. Foley 

*Mr. Mirick Friend 

*Mr. and Mrs. William B. Whiting 

aass of 1960 

*Mr. and Mrs. James C. Deveney, Jr. 

*Mr. C. Frederic Lyman, Jr. 

*Mr. and Mrs. Arnold S. Wood, Jr. 

aass of 1961 

*Mr. and Mrs. David D. Stringer 
*Mr. and Mrs. Philip Haemo De 
Thorneycroft Teuscher 

aass of 1962 

*Mr. and Mrs. Peter T. Butler 



aass of 1963 

*Mr. and Mrs. Richard P. Hawkins, Jr. 

aass of 1965 

*Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Shepard 

aass of 1968 

*Mr. Carl A. Berntsen III 

aass of 1969 

*Mr. Swift C. Barnes III 
*Mr. and Mrs. Peter K. Dorsey 
*Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey L. Gordon 
*Mr. Brian Pfeiffer 

aass of 1972 

*Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Bates 

aass of 1974 

*Mr. Stephen D. Bottomley 

aass of 1976 

*Mr. Perry M. Smith and Ms. Eva Ribarits 

aass of 1980 

aass of 1981 

*LTC. and Mrs. David W. Critics 
*Mr. Daniel C. Cross 

aass of 1982 

*Ms. Ann K. Rooney 

aass of 1983 

*Mr. John M. Stahl 

aass of 1985 

*Ms. Nathalie E. Ames 



* Denotes Founding Member, AW - Alumni Widow, PP - Past Parent 



(930 31 32 33 34 35 36 17 38 3SIS«4t 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 4M85951 52 53 54 55 55 57 53 53fW61 6/ 63 64 65 66 67 66 



)71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 75191 



Non Sibi Sed Aim 

Special thanks to all of these vo/unte... _ ....^ 

community of the Academy. These individuals fulfill the true spirit of The Academy's 
motto "Non Sibi Sed Aliis" - "Not for self but for others. " 



Reunion Committee Volunteers 

Class of 1956- 50th Reunion 

ArtBalser'56 
Bob Conklin '56 
Jim Dean '56 
Joe MacLeod '56 



Class of 1961 - 45th Reunion 

Alan Booth '61 
David Stringer '61 
Tim John Hill '61 

Class of 1966 - 40th Reunion 

^mes Connolly '66 
m^-J^fiier '66 

itmore '66 

liss of 1971 - 35th Reunion 

Ed Catlin '71 
John dayman '71 

Class of 1976 - 30th Reunion 

Perry Smith '76 

Class of 1981 - 25th Reunion 

EricAdell'81 
Tom Johnson '81 
Lisa Louden '81 
~mcey O'Dea '81 

I^ReiUy '81 
■■ihwartz '81 

Mf Steward '81 

Class of 1991 - 15th Reunion 

Mike Burke '91 
Todd BairstoW '91 
Brie Bourn '91 . 
Cathy Burgess '91 
Stratton Newbert '91 
Megan Eight '91 

Class of 1996 - 10th Reunion 

Lauren Carroll '96 
Dan Dipietro '96 
Ray Long '96 
Cat Pear '96 
Kelly Porter '96 
Katie Renna '96 
Jason Rivera '96 
Aaron Sells '96 
Brian Rybicki '96 

Class of 2001 - 5th Reunion 

Derek Falvey '01 
Maria Moore '01 
Courtney Craft '01 



Phonathon Volunteers 

Donald Palais '45 ™ 
Ana Almeyda-Cohen '( 
Richard Cousins '45 ' 
Taylor Cook '07 
Carl Spang '68 
Colin DiGuiseppe '07 
Marc Tucker '68 
Jack Lamson '07 
Art Veasey '68 
Jason Michaud '07 
Marisa Prey '06 
Eric Ward '07 
Becky Roche '06 



Reunion Volunteers 

Taylor Cook '01 
Emily Kaplan '07 
Tara Karin '07 
Dane Lemberger '07 
'mxMcLain'07 



gienzo 08 



lers 07 
JsoriStevens '09 
_ _ issan Sulley '07 
Keara Thomas '07 
Eric Ward '07 



The David Macomber Scholarship Fund 
Established in 1978 in his memory by his 
family and the Class of 1957 

The Magoun Family Scholarship Fund 
Established in 2001 by Thomas Magoun '48 in 
honor of his family, to benefit a deserving 
student from Rockingham County, New 
Hampshire. 

The Magrane Family Scholarship Fund 

Established in 1994 by members of the 
Magrane family — Mrs. Helen Magrane 
P'65'67, J. Scott Magrane '65 and Ross 
Magrane '67 — to benefit a student who con- 
tributes to all aspects of the Academy 

The Christopher Marden '96 Fund for the 
Performing Arts 

Established in 1996 in his memory by his 
mother Joanne and sister Elysa '86 to support 
the performing arts at the Academy. 

The Thomas McClary Mercer Scholarship Fund 

Established in 1992 by Charles A. Goodrich 
III '39 in appreciation for all this former 
English master teacher contributed to the 
Academy 

The Montrone Family Scholarship Fund 
Established in 1988 by Mr. and Mrs. Paul 
Montrone P'82'87 to benefit a deserving stu- 
dent from the New Hampshire seacoast area 

TheC.W.S, LH. Morse Scholarship Fund 

Established in 1988 by the Morse family in 
honor of Charles W. and Louise H. Morse of 
Newburyport, Massachusetts given by their 
sons and grandsons, seven alumni of the 
Academy 

The Howard J. Navins '31 Scholarship Fund 
Established in 1988 by a former student and 
alumni in honor of this alumnus, coach, and 
master teacher of 41 years to recognize 
courage and high personal standards 

The John and Dorothy Ogden Scholarship 
Established in 2004 by their sons Jeff '76, 
Phil '78 and Lee and Steve to honor John, 
former teacher, coach, and dorm parent and 
Dorothy, former Associate Director of 
Admissions at the Academy. 
Peter Gardner 
Lehman Brothers 
Irving and Ellen Morris 
Jeff and Jennifer Ogden 
Philip and Debra Ogden 

The Edward Parish Noyes Fund 
Established in 1915 in memory of the former 
student (Class of 1873) and trustee (1895- 
1913) by Joseph Lee of Boston 

The Ben Pearson Scholarship Fund 

Established in 1988 by Benjamin Pearson IX 
'44 and Anne Pearson ofByfield in honor of a 
five-generation relationship with The 
Governor's Academy 

The Carl. A. Pescosolido, Jr. '55 Award 
Established in 1992 by family and friends of 
Carl A. "Skip" Pescosolido, Jr., President of 
the Academy's Board of Trustees from 1980- 
92. The award is presented annually to the 
top male and female scholar-athletes in the 
junior class whose academic and athletic per- 
formances exhibit the character and commit- 
ment to excellence of Carl A. Pescosolido, Jr. 



The Lee C. Peterson '74 Scholarship Fund 
Established in 2004 in his memory by a 
bequest of his mother to enable a deserving 
student to attend The Governor's Academy, 
where Lee spent the four happiest years of 
his life. 

The Reader's Digest Endowed Scholarship Fund 
Established in 1981 by the Reader's Digest in 
honor ofDeWitt Wallace, its founder 

The Peter R. Remis '52 and James A. Remis 
'84 Scholarship Fund 

Established in 1991 by Linda Remis Schwartz 
in memory of her husband Peter and son 
Jimmy. Peter Remis served the Academy for 
many years as a Trustee 

The Revere Scholarship Fund 

Established in 1982 by Howard Zuker '57 for 

deserving students from Revere, Massachusetts 

The 1763 Scholarship Fund 
Established in 1946 by the Alumni 
Association 

The Arthur W. Soger Scholarship Fund 
Established in 1987 by his friend C. Thomas 
Tenney '39, to benefit deserving students 
from the state of Maine 

The Ellsworth H. Sherin Memorial 
Scholarship Fund 

Established in 1985 by his children and 
employees. Ellsworth Sherin was the father of 
Peter Sherin '59, a The Academy alumnus and 
former trustee. 

The Senator Benjamin A. Smith II '35 
Scholarship Fund 

Established in 1991 by family and friends in 
memory of U.S. Senator Ben Smith to benefit 
a deserving student 

Angel Talavera '95 Scholarship Fund 
Established in 1995 by his classmates and 
their parents to honor his memory 

The Grace S. Tisdale Memorial 
Scholarship Fund 

Established in 1981 by Mr. and Mrs. Arthur 
Buettner of Auburn, Maine, in memory of 
Mrs. Buettner's mother 

The Richard Tucker Fund 

Established in 1930 in his memory by family 

and friends 

The Asa Wilson Waters Fund 
Established in 1930 to honor his grandpar- 
ents and great grandparents 

The Timothy Rogers Whittemore Fund 
Established in 1963 in his memory, by his 
sophomore classmates 

The Thomas N. Willins Scholarship Fund 
Established in 1990 and given in memory 
of his father by Thomas N. Willins, Jr., 
Class of '33 

The Nathan N. Withington Scholarship Fund 
Established in 1990 by a classmate in honor 
of this alumnus, former trustee, and The 
Academy parent. Class of '58 
The Henry Hornblower Fund, Inc. 
Nathan '58 and June Withington P'97 

The John Young Scholarship Fund 

Established in 1943 by Dr. John Young 



In Honor and Memoriam 



Faculty/staff 

Thanks to members of our faculty 
and staff for their support of the 
The Governor's Academy Annual Fund! 

Yvonne Abenate 

David and Laurel Abusamra 

Janet Adams-Wall 

Tom and Penny Aham 

David Alonzi 

John and Cathleen Banister-Marx 

Geoffrey Brace 

Peter and Dottie Bragdon 

Leonard and Cathy Ceglarski, Jr. 

Mark and Joanna Connors 

Lori Correale 

Michael and Martha Delay 

Louis and Cathleen DiFronzo 

John and Patricia Doggett 

Anna Finch 

Linda Fitzgerald 

Matthew Gettings 

Richard and Diane Griesbach 

Douglas and Kathy Guy 

Lloyd and Maud Hamovit 

Matt and Jackie Heath 

Scott and Doreen Johnson 

Lisa Keegan 

Jeffrey '85 and Dionne Kelly 

Kenneth and Sandra Keyes 

Carolyn Kimball and Alex Macquisten 

Karen Knezevic-Gold 

Jason Lacroix 

Richard Leavitt 

Ray Long '96 

Aaron Mandel 

Bruce McCullough 

Jennifer McDonald 

Rod and Roberta McLain 

William and Jacqueline Mercer 

Don and Anne Millard 

Michael Moonves 

David and Robin Moore 

Tracey O'Dea '81 

David and Diane Oxton 

Carl Panall and Susan Chase 

Molly '95 and Stephen Prinn 

William Quigley and Leslie Cargill 

Marty and Joan Ryan 

Richard and Susan Savage 

Hal and Anju Scheintaub 

Richard and Kathy Searles 

John Soursourian and Judith Klein 

Tracy and Meg Stickney 

Ete Szuts and Susan Oleszko 

Richard and Patricia Thomas 

David and Susan Van Ness 

Greg '87 and Melanie '86 Waldman 

Paul Wann and Bonnie-Jean Wilbur 

Timothy and Christina Weir 

Peter Werner 

Christopher and Elaine White 

Jeffrey and Cheryl Wotton 




In Memory of Joseph Cook 53 

Mr. Charles Gibson 

In Memory of Mitchell Fish '44 

Mrs. Mitchell Fish 

In Memory of Mr. Warren E. Hill '46 

Mr. Wane, 



Mlnsr^pliimMSsr' 



In Memory of A. Macdonald Murphy 

Mr. Craig Chopin 

In Memory of Earle M. Neyman 1^75 

Mr. Richard H. Neyman 

In Honor of Elizabeth Ruhl 

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Guy 



In Memory of Dr. David Huebner F06 In Memory of Roger A. Snerson '5 

Dr. and Mrs. Richard Chace Mrs. Roger Snerson 

Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Caruso 

Mr. and Ms. Richard Duchaney I" Honor of James C. Waugh '44 

Mrs. Pamela Huebner Mr. Andrew L Brillhart 

Mr. and Mrs. John Murphy 

Mr. Peter Robart and Mrs. Jane Shanahan Robart ^" Memory of Mrs. Valleau Wilkie 

Mr. Larry Smith and Mrs. Judith Wilson ^'- ""'^ ^''- ^°^^'^ ^^'^ 



In Honor of Scott and Doreen Johnson P'05 

Mrs. Jane Piatelli 

In Memory of James E. Millett '67 

Mr. William Alfond 

In Memory of Reynolds E. Moulton '56 

Mr. and Mrs. John Coughlin 

Ms. Barbara Cousens 

Mr. and Mrs. Dave Cross 

Ms. Grace Jeanes 

Mr. William Alfond 

Mr. Anthony Miller 

Mr. John Henry 

Mr. Widgery Thomas 

Mr. James Rudolph 

Mr. Roland Henneberger 

Mr. Ralph Ardiff 

Mr. and Mrs. John Doggett 

Mrs. Kara McLoy 

Mr. Robert Soleau 

Mr. Scott Taylor 

Ms. Patricia Tifft 

Ms. Sharon Russell 

UVM Board of Trustees 



In Honor of recent Academy alums by 
Mr. Barry Gately '52 

Martin J. Cahill '06 

Nicholas J. Caro '06 

Keith R Corbett '06 

Jyovani W. Joubert '06 

Daniel A. Lundquist '06 

Zachary L. Richards '06 

Andrew I Sillari '06 -. 





Class Secretaries 



Seward Pomeroy '42 
Worcester, MA 

Benjaniin Brewster '43 
Plymouth, MA 

Steven Kauffman '44 
Williamsburg, VA 

Richard Cousins '45 
Newburyport, MA 

John Kimball '46 
Boothbay Hbr, ME 

Norman Brown '47 
Standish, ME 

Thomas Emery '49 
Charlottesville, VA 

Alan Rynn '50 
Rehoboth, MA 

Ted Barrows '51 
Bristol, RI 

Franklin Huntress '52 
Marblehead, MA 

George Gardner '55 
Mattapoisett, MA 

James Dean '56 
South Berwick, ME 

Lyman Cousens '57 
Boscawen, NH 

Ralph Ardiff '58 
Danvers, MA 

Mirick Friend '59 
Mirror Lake, NH 

John Elwell '60 
Newburyport, MA 

Tim John Hill '61 
Santa Monica, CA 

Thomas Mercer '61 
Dallas, TX 

Thomas Tobey '62 
Los Altos, CA 



Peter Thomas '64 
Ithaca, NY 

Kenneth Linberg '65 
Isla Vista, CA 

James Connolly '66 
Newburyport, MA 

Bennett Beach '67 
Bethesda, MB 

Daniel Look '68 
Marietta, GA 

Jeffrey Gordon '69 
Newport, RI 

James Fleming '71 
Redding, CT 

David Lampert '71 
Manchester, MA 

Geoffrey Durham '72 
Libertyville, IL 

Pamela Toner '74 
Fairfield, CT 

Pamela Pandapas '75 
Rockland, MA 

Carol Ann Goldberg-Aydin '76 
New York, NY 

Carolyn Nissi '77 
Bradford, MA 

Troy Dagres '79 
Newburyport, MA 

Lynne Durland '80 
Londonderry, NH 

Jennifer Steward '81 
Boxford, MA 

Nancy Wickwire '82 
Bedford, NH 

Danielle Jacobs '83 
Marblehead, MA 

Laurianne Murphy '83 
New York, NY 



Cathleen Scerbo '84 
Stratham, NH 

Nathalie Ames '85 
Chicago, IL 

Paul Nardone '86 
Lynnfield, MA 

Amy Northup '87 
Byfield, MA 

Kristen Poulin '87 
Byfield, MA 

Deana Boyages '88 
Upper Arlington, OH 

Kristin Brown '89 
Weston, MA 

Nicolle DelliColli '90 
Andover, MA 

Nicole LaTour '91 
Boston, MA 

Catharine Wickes '92 
Watertown, MA 

Kristen Hughes '94 
Van Nuys, CA 

Laura Barnes '95 
Kowloon, Hong Kong 

Janna De Risi '96 
Huntington, NY 

Jeffrey LaBelle '96 
Chicago, IL 

Sandra Padilla '97 
New York, NY 

Elizabeth Erickson '98 
New York, NY 

Jessica Zaplin '99 
Boston, MA 

Catherine Correia '00 
Gainsville, FL 

Maria Moore '01 
Lafayette, LA 



Michael Woods '02 
Everett, MA 

Laura Ellison '03 
Newburyport, MA 

Michael ONeill '03 
Byfield, MA 

Gregory Ceglarski '04 
Byfield, MA 

Lesley Clunie '04 
Newburyport, MA 

Kelsey Quigley '04 
Cape Porpoise, ME 

Kelsey Correia '05 
Wakefield, MA 

Ruth Splaine '05 
West Newbury, MA 

Marisa Frey '06 
Newfields, NH 

Margaret Hughes '06 
St. Albans, VT 



Outright GifU 



Donors may transfer cash and other assets directly to the Academy for 
immediate use in funding any of the needs of the Campaign or the Annual Fund. 
Such gifts can be made by check or in the form of securities, real estate, or gifts- 
in-kind (antiques, art, jewelry, coin collection). Gifts may qualify as a charitable 
deduction, as allowed by law. 

Pledges are encouraged for up to three years but may extend over a period 
of five years. Gift payments may be made in convenient installments. 



Life Income GiftA 



In making a significant gift to The Governor's Academy, you may commit 
to the gift now but delay the Academy's possession and use of the gift until 
your death or that of the final beneficiary. Charitable Remainder Unitrusts 
and Charitable Annuity Trusts offer the satisfaction of making a gift to The 
Governor's Academy while retaining income from the principal for your person- 
al use. These irrevocable trusts qualify for special tax consideration. 



Corporate Match GiftA 




As a donor, you may be able to increase your support for The Governor's 
Academy by taking advantage of your spouse's or your employer's matching gift 
program. 



Naming The Governor's Academy as the pri- 
mary beneficiary of a life insurance policy is 
another giving option. This enables the donor to 
retain ownership of the policy and have access to 
the policy's cash value. This type of gift can reduce 
your estate tax liability. 

Should you wish a more immediate tax bene- 
fit, you may name The Governor's Academy as the 
owner of the policy. This becomes an irrevocable 
assignment of all rights in the insurance policy to 
The Academy. You are allowed an immediate feder- 
al income tax charitable deduction. 



Charitable Lead TruAt 



ReMdence or Farm 



This type of trust provides for a gift of pay- 
ments from the trust property to The Governor's 
Academy for a term of years, after which the prop- 
erty reverts to you or passes to a non-charitable 
beneficiary designated by you. The charitable lead 
trust, depending upon the manner in which it is 
structured, can significantly reduce or even elimi- 
nate either the gift or estate tax. 



Donors may give a personal residence or farm to The Governor's Academy while retaining the right to 
occupy the residence or operate the farm. This type of gift provides an income-tax charitable deduction that 
frees up tax dollars into spendable income without causing any disruption to your lifestyle. It also permits 
you to escape any potential capital-gain tax on the built-in appreciation. 

A single-family dwelling, condominium, vacation home, or stock owned by you as a tenant stockhold- 
er in a cooperative housing corporation qualifies as a personal residence if used each year by you. 



BequeMA 



Gifts by bequest will build the school's endowment and provide a stream of operating income to The 
Governor's Academy in future years. Charitable bequests may specify a dollar amount or a percentage of 
your residual estate. In each case, the amount of the gift is excluded from the valuation of your estate for 
estate tax or inheritance tax purposes. 

For more information about giving opportunities, please call the Development Office at 
(978) 499-3173 or consult the website at www.thegovernorsacademy.org 



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June 30, 2006 and 2005 



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Assets: 

Cash and cash equivalents 

Accounts receivable, net of allowance for 

doubtful accounts of $29,824 

($36,859 in June 30, 2005) (Note 2) 

Tuition notes receivable, net of allowance for 

doubtful accounts of $34,912 

($30,808 in June 30, 2005) 

Prepaid expenses and other assets 

Deferred compensation (Note 2) 

Contributions receivable, net (Note 3) 

Beneficial interest in Phillips Trusts (Note 4) 

Other assets (Notes 9 and 15) 

Investments (Note 5) 

Property, plant and equipment, net 

(Notes 6 and 7) 

Total assets 

Liabilities 

Accounts payable and accrued expenses 

Annuities payable 

Deferred revenues and deposits 

Note payable (Notes 7 and 8) 

Bond payable (Note 8 and 15) 

Total liabilities 

Commitments (Notes 5, 15 and 16) 

Net assets: 

Unrestricted: 
Available for operations 
Funds functioning as endowment 

Total unrestricted 

Temporarily restricted (Note 10) 
Permanently restricted (Note 11) 

Total net assets 

Total liabilities and net assets 

5ee ^otes to Financial Statements 



2006 

$ 3,730,050 



67,520 



29,124,832 
33,944,605 



22,579,568 
24,632,479 



2005 

$ 6,486,307 



95,164 



43,935 


24,102 


429,627 


173,945 


124,426 


119,262 


5,396,821 


7,271,104 


8,928,064 


8,580,256 


594,683 


— 


65,954,904 


60,018,740 


38,444,291 


36,934,725 


$ 123,714,321 


$ 119,703,605 


$ 680,635 


$ 709,616 


777,891 


795,159 


2,048,939 


2,281,167 


425,372 


457,730 


9,500,000 


9,700,000 


$ 13,432,837 


$ 13,943,672 



30,682,855 
24,059,222 



$ 63,069,437 $ 54,742,077 



26,472,599 
24,545,257 



$110,281,484 $ 105,759,933 
$123,714,321 $ 119,703,605 



statements of Changes In Unrestricted Net Assets, 
Current Operations 



June 30, 2006 and 2005 

Revenues: 

Education and general: 
Tuition 

Less student aid 
Net tuition revenues 



2006 

$ 11,740,655 

(2,304,029) 

9,436,626 



2005 

$ 11,060,800 

(2,177,882) 

8,882,918 




Special programs, activities and fees 

Contributions 

Spending policy distribution 

PhilUps income 

Other income 

Total revenues 

Expenditures: 

Education and general: 
Academic 
Administration 

Operations and maintenance of plant 
Student services 
Special programs and activities 
Facilities use charge 

Total expenditures 

Designated for: 

Quasi-endowment 
Unexpended plant 
Faculty housing 

Total designations 

Net change 

Balance at beginning of the year 

Balance at end of year 



1,156,356 

1,321,270 

2,054,000 

240,000 

130,418 

14,338,670 



$ 3,938,678 

4,002,409 

2,916,005 

1,735,442 

818,394 

825,000 

14,235,928 



(62,742) 
(40,000) 

(102,742) 



276,531 
$ 276,531 



1,116,030 

1,318,477 

1,935,000 

240,766 

56,323 

13,549,514 



3,670,108 
3,904,544 
2,509,270 
1,617,314 
862,134 
825,000 

13,388,370 



(40,000) 
(81,144) 
(40,000) 

(161,144) 



276,531 
$ 276,531 




Annual Report 2006 




class notes 



Pre'I94I 



Pre-1941 



Reunions 
Class of 1932- 75th 
Class of 1937- 70th 



Bill Ferris '38 reports: "In April, my 
wife Mary and I went to San Louis Inn in 
Anila, CA to celebrate our 62nd wedding 
anniversary. "We were joined by our son Bob 
and his wife Carlene. In May, we went to 
DavidsonviUe, MD for our granddaughter 
Kelly's high school graduation; while there, 
my wife celebrated her 85th birthday. It was 
quite a day. In the morning, my daughter 
Mary had to put her dog to sleep. Very trau- 
matic. We went to bed at 11:30; at 12:30 our 
grandson Patrick came down and told us to 
get up - the house was on fire. Fortunately, 
no one was hurt." John Gannett '39 says: 
"Started to get old this past winter. This 
summer it shows. Friends from Florida 
camping in yard. They have helped repair 
seven storage doors, plus assisting in moving 
10 tons of 85th rails for the Maine Narrow 
Gage R.R. All of family well and busy." 

John Klotz reports: "Received brochure 
about new name, very expensive, could have 
been less costly, but well done. Hope it is 
very helpful in recruiting students. Hope 
Marty Doggett is now well. School is now 
orientated to 10 + 25-year-old graduates 
which is as it should be. They have the 
money. Messers Mercer, Jennings, Kirky, 
Fames sure helped me but electronics is now 
the best. As my children say: 'Dad you are 
before the flood. Life has passed you by' 
Goodbye, good luck and God bless you." 

Bob Schumann '40 reports: "This 
summer, Marilyn and I celebrated our 85th 
and our 30th wedding anniversary ( a second 
marriage for both) at our permanent resi- 
dence in Madison, CT on the Sound with 
our growing family, including sons Ford '66 
and David '74, and stepson Judah Thissell 
'03. Also had a great remembrance dinner 
with Fred Lyle, Bob's son, Tim Tenney '69, 
and his dad, Tom Tenney '39. Tom, who has 
a place in Fenwick, CT, and I had a great 
time reminiscing about our days at GDA 




Robert '40 and Joanne Goodspeed 

(now GA). Talked recently to Bob Lyle '40 
who has had more that his share of problems 
with a hip replacement. He's a fighter and is 
recovering slowly but surely. Lewis 
narrower '41 says, "I moved back to up- 
state NY from Florida two years ago to be 
closer to my family. My health is not the 
best. I am legally blind so I am in assisted 
living. I have one daughter and son-in-law 
that have three children and I became a great 
grandfather one year ago." John English 
'28 says, "The only exciting thing I have to 
report is that I am alive and well. I enjoy 
Cape Cod. I live comfortably and well in a 
beautifuUy run retirement condo. 1 drive lo- 
cally. And I have just enough good sense left 
to not press my 96 years with serious travel 
and activities Hke that. I do miss, however, 
things like getting back to the Academy once 
in a while." 

Al Hutchinson '40 says, "A litde note 
from the Hutchinsons. We went on a very 
interesting trip with the Elderhostel group 
to Newfoundland and Labrador in June. It 
was different from any other trip we've tak- 
en. We stayed at Hawkes Bay on the south- 
west side of Newfoundland, not too far from 
where the St. Lawrence River goes into the 
north Atlantic. We had two speakers from 
the Torrent Motel who told us the history of 
Newfoundland and the problems of the fish- 
ing industry. We visited old Viking sites, and 
in Labrador saw where the Basque fishermen 
from France and Spain caught many whales 
and used their oil for hghting in their coun- 
tries, and blubber for many reasons. The 
whole trip was very educational and, if you 
don't like crowds, that's the place to go. In 
August, we went to our 62nd reunion from 
the University of Maine in Owls Head, 
Maine. We saw Pete Farnham who also 
graduated in 1940." 



Robert Goodspeed says: "My business 
with the Shearling Tannery in China contin- 
ues to grow. This year over 50 million dol- 
lars in sales. My biggest account is UGGS, 
the women's winter boot manufacturer (also 
in China). We'U return to Florida after 
Thanksgiving. My office there is on Singer 
Island." Pete Hill '41 reports: "1 am the 
proud dad of six lovely kids - five of mine 
and one of my dear wife Dorothy. They are 
growing up very well. Our eldest is 60, our 
young 'un 50. They are all doing weU and 
have produced 10 grandkids. Six out of col- 
lege and three in. I spent 31 years in the Air 
Force and have done a lot of various jobs 
since retiring permanently 14 years ago. I 
have lived in Florida since 1973 and am still 
enjoying golf, swimming (every morning) 
and social or semi-social activities in large 
numbers. Dorothy and I have been married 
nearly 28 years. Both of our previous part- 
ners have long departed this life." 



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Class of 1942 

Seward E. Pomeroy 

29 Berwick Lane 

Worcester, MA 01602-1407 

(508) 752-7469 



65th Class Reunion 



June 8, 9, 10, 2007 



Dave Jarvis writes: "Still here [at the] 
Chart Room [after] 34 years. Plan on taking 
a P.G. course." Bob Harris sent along a card 
and writes "StiU working on my book titled 
Bob's Book, my life in yacht design, plus I'm 
drawing a 35-foot aluminum catamaran mo- 
tor cruiser. Still get out sailing and hiking, 
but more often walking with Pat who can- 
not bike anymore." Finally, a card from Bill 
Hill who writes: "We are still living in 
Maine and plan to for the duration. Keeping 
busy volunteering in local hospital and 
Maine Maritime Museum. Also spend time 
at cottage in Popham Beach at the mouth of 
the Kennebec River. Keeping busy is very 
important after retirement from previous 
wage-earning profession!" 



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43 



Class of 1943 

Benjamin B. Brewster 

88 Warren Avenue 

Plymouth, MA 02360-2428 

(508) 746-1306 

henhreiv@adelphia . net 

The news will be short only because 
there hasn't been a noticeable increase in the 
return cards. Widge Thomas has been 
sharing surgeons with wife Jonnie, and they 
have matching chest scars. If that isn't to- 
getherness, I don't know what is. He seems 
to be enjoying a quieter pace and is helping 
Peter Bragdon while he rests. Ben Mann 
has been giving the docs some work and is 
in the recovery stage. We wish him well. 
Medicare seems to be a popular program 
with us octogenarians. Walt McGill is stiU 
laboring as our bill collector. He laments the 
fact that we '43s used to be among the top 
in the participation index and have recently 
slipped. Before he gets discouraged and 
quits, we had better get going. Remember, 
you might be the next class agent! Bob 
Morrell is one of the few that is still feeding 
the Social Security fund. He claims to have 
a grand graduating from college. We can't 
possibly be that old. I'U be joining him next 
spring when our Hannah graduates from 
UMass. Bob Wadleigh is dividing his time 
between NE and Costa Rica. He can't fig- 
ure out why he is called grandfather when 
he's only 39. If you figure it out, there were 
five replies to the news appeal out of 40 pos- 
sible. I, for one, really would like to know 
what you other thirty-odd are doing. The 
Brewsters have taken a year ofi'from med- 
ical matters and feel good about it. A bit of 
boating, a bit of travel, a bit of volunteering 
seem to keep us going well. 



44 



Class of 1944 

Steven K. Kaufman 

125 Wareham's Point 

Williamsburg, VA 23185 

(757) 220-9013 

warehaml25@widowmakercom 

Headline in the Boston Globe: 
'Governor Dummer awards diplomas to Six 



WWII veterans." 

Pinky Whitney remarked in one of the 
cards I got late last year that he was stiU put 
out by the fact that Ted Eames had refused to 
let him back into GDA after his service in 
WWII, so he got no diploma from GDA. I 
wrote Sandy Keyes at GDA and suggested 
that this was an opportunity for GDA to 
right a wrong and that there might be oth- 
ers who had left to go to war without fin- 
ishing the school year. The school picked up 
on the idea and on May 29th Gordon Hoyt 
and Pinky were awarded diplomas at a cere- 
mony at the Academy. Bill Barrell '45, 
Homer Ambrose '47, Wally Bolton '44, 
and Dave Barnard '45 also received diplo- 
mas, though not at the ceremony. Pinky 
wrote me a nice note saying how touched he 
and the others were by "all the • attention." 
Pinky has moved to 180 Main St. Apt. D-146 
inWalpole, MA 02081. 

By the way, a great place on the Internet 
to look for people you have lost track of is: 
www.zabasearch.com. And also, did you 
know people at CERN, the Swiss nuclear 
research facility in Geneva, invented the 
Internet? 

Pinky also noted that masters at GDA 
helped him along his "stumbling" way. He 
mentioned "Mac" Murphy and Howard J. 
Navins '31 [He did not call him "Buster"]; 
the latter taught him to throw and catch a 
baseball and gave him the name "Pinky." He 
says, "For someone who could hardly read 
and write with no appetite for sports — I was 
very lucky to fare as well as I have!!" 

Gordon Hoyt wrote that when he and 
Pinky were at the ceremony, it was the first 
time he knew Pinky 's name was John. "Nice 
ceremony... well publicized. Things looked 
good at school- nice bunch of kids. I do be- 
lieve they are far brighter than those of our 
generation." "Nick" Martin says all is well 
with the Martin clan. Five children, aU mar- 
ried, with ten grandchildren. "Nick" is still 
working at, I think he wrote, Martco, which 
he founded in 1961. He still plays tennis 
three or four times a week and says, "Life is 
great!!" [My recollection of Nick is that he 
was thin. I guess he has stayed that way. I was 
fat, got thin in the Navy, and am again over- 
weight.]. Jim Waugh mentioned the "nice" 



The Photographer 

(0) the VIP South Pole 

CDR CEC USN 

S. K. Kauffman 




Steve Kauffinan '44 at the VIP pole 



Pole Station from Atop 

the 180 Foot Forward Scatter 

Antenna Tower 




That's my shadowl The 

southernmost 

man in the world! 



Steve KauffiTian'44 at the South Pole 

article in The Globe, said Whitney and 
Hoyt looked "presentable" in the photos and 
"Wally Bolton got some good ink." He had 
hoped to make the presentation, but was still 
in the South. George Pollin said he had no 
news, but proceeded to fill half a typed page. 
They have been staying at home this year 
doing "Rocking Chair Trips," but were in 
the Society Islands last year. He and Carolyn 
are contemplating moving to what Carolyn 
calls a "The Home, wherever that is." 
Current prospect is Patriots Colony here in 
Billyburg,VA. George hears from Jim Waugh 
saying, "... great to hear from someone who 
can write English in a manner that makes it 
Greek to me! Why wasn't I that smart?" Ed 
Tarbell went to Bavaria and Munich after 
waiting to do it for 50 years. He recently re- 
turned to Portsmouth from Maine where 
"Breakaway" competed in "Down East Race 
Week." Blue Hill Bay and North East 
Harbor were the background. "'Breakaway' 



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Gordon Hoyt '44 and 
Pinky Whitney '44 

finished seventh out of twenty-eight over- 
aU." 

Franc Skirball writes that he is still re- 
tired, doing most of the housework, doing 
lots of gardening, though it has been a hot 
summer in Tulsa, OK with temperature in 
the 100s. He reports: "I'm cured of my 
bladder cancer. I'm a volunteer at a 
Redemption prison ministry which meets 
every Sunday evening for prayer and a meal 
and classes to help the inmates when they are 
released. They come from three local pre-re- 
lease units in the Tulsa area." 

Sam Finley says that three years after 
his first wife died he now has a wonderful 
new wife he married on June 24th. It has 
been "a full time honeymoon" moving his 
new wife and some of her stuff into his re- 
tirement community apartment and selling 
her home. He is still in perfect health and ac- 
tive; going traveling this fall. Jack Wellman 
says, "Just shot my age this past week on a 
great golf course in a tournament - no 
gimme's - 81 - hope to do more." Hall 
Cushman, living in Santa Rosa, CA after a 
move from Vermont says he hasn't stayed in 
touch with GDA as his years there seem too 
removed from his life. He is happily busy in 
retirement with his wife in a Quaker retire- 
ment community - Friends House - with 
three sons nearby. He's on the brink of his 
56th anniversary and 80th birthday - healthy 
and happy and trying to adjust to the aging 
phenomenon. 

Steve Kauffman reports: "I was 




Assistant Chief of 
Staff for Civil 
Engineering on the 
staff of the 

Commander of 

Operation Deep 
Freeze 1964 & 65. 
Operation Deep 
Freeze was the naval 
support force pro- 
viding all logistic 
support to the HaU Cushman and 
National Science ^'' ^'^^ «" ^^^'' ^5 
Foundation United anniversary 

States Antarctic Research Project (USARP). 
In recognition of my contribution to that ef- 
fort a mountain in West Antarctica was 
named after me. Mount Kauffman, Latitude 
75.35S, Longitude 132.20W. Another piece 
of trivia is that one day, while I was at South 
Pole Station (Amundsen Scott Station), "for 
no good reason," as Forrest Gump would say, 
I climbed alone to the top of a 180-foot- 
high forward scatter radio tower. For ten 
minutes, I was the southern most man in the 
world! The temperature was ten degrees be- 
low zero and the ice underfoot was 3,600 
feet thick with two feet of fine powder. I 
took a picture from the tower and one can 
see my shadow at the top. Another photo is 
attached; me at the VIP pole.The most recent 
picture I have seen taken a few years ago 
shows only the globe is visible as blowing 
snow has raised the snow surface. 

John Whitney says, "There is very lit- 
tle I can add after our wonderful day at the 
Academy! 1 give you full credit for writing 
Headmaster John M. Doggett Jr. with the 
suggestion of presenting the few WWII 
Veterans, with war diplomas! The rico- 
cheted reaction that I have personally re- 
ceived was beyond my imagination. I'm still 
being spotted as. ..I saw you on TV or in the 
paper! Just goes to show I went to the right 
school after all!!!!." 

Great response, men. Thank you. 



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Class of 1945 

Richard A. Cousins 

71 Federal Street 

Ncwhuryport, MA 01950 

(978) 462-4542 



Dave Barnard writes: "Well, 2006 has 
been an unusually busy and different type of 
year for me and Sue... as you may know, 
Governor Dummer Academy awarded me 
and five other World War Two veterans belat- 
ed diplomas... it was a very nice honor for 
me... and also another recognition this year, 
Bates College has presented me with an 
honorary membership to the Class of 1961 
(Sue's Class)... On a more personal side of 
things, this last month I have had a small can- 
cerous tumor removed from a vocal cord and 
have since received a very encouraging prog- 
nosis... And, last but not least, we have our 
seasonal property in Maine on the market 
which will give us more time to do a variety 
of planned things... P.S. Because of the GDA 
diploma I was quoted in the Boston Globe." 
Bill Barrell says, "Since the name change is 
deemed so all important in enrolling more 
students from out of the area, I would wish 
the Academy would keep the Alumni in- 
formed as to the effectiveness of the change." 
Warren Furth reports: "In June we cele- 
brated wife Margaret's significant birthday 
(you'll have to guess ■which "th") on a boat 
cruising a lake and river in the northern 
Netherlands. It was a warm, sunny day and 
almost 50 persons participated, including son 
Michael, who came from Bahrain, and 
daughter Diane, who flew in from New 
Delhi, as well as friends from Paris and the 
USA." 

Bill Hale tells us: "Hi mates. Here in 
N.E. it has been a lousy spring and summer. 
Hot, muggies and too much rain. My golf- 
ing days have been too few. Hope fall will 
be back to normal. My big news is: my wife 
and I have two beautiful great granddaugh- 
ter twins. They arrived in May. Our feelings 
are beyond words. So lucky. You all stay well 
and keep moving." From Arch Kingsley: 
"Have to stop playing tennis and jogging 
until I have my right knee replaced which I 
hope to do this winter. Meanwhile enjoying 
my Kvogen Travelers and all my six children 
and grandchildren. Looking forward to our 
65th and 30th reunions which I hope to at- 
tend. Long live the Governors!" 
Congratulations to Don Palais who recent- 
ly became Vice Chairman of his 1949 
Harvard Class. Sy Symonds says, "July 27th 
was a very sad day for me. That afternoon 
Ellie and I attended a memorial service for 



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class notes 



Warren Hill. He had lost a long battle with 
cancer on February 24, 2006. At GDA he 
was in the Class of 1946 but close to many 
of us in 1945. We were roommates on 
Commons II and basketball teammates for 
two years. The expressions offered at the 
service were testimonials to how well 
Warren took his GDA foundation to a won- 
derful level that touched the lives of family 
and others. I had entered this memorial 
service with a heart fuU of sadness and mem- 
ories. I left it, however, with the gratitude of 
having shared two important years with 
Warren HiU and a lasting friendship." 




Class of 1946 

John Kimball 

20 Kenney Field Drive 

Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-2120 

207-633-4477 

johnbuoy@gwi. net 

Bill Silver says, "Sorry I couldn't make 
the 60th but regards to the 'Old Guard' now 
that I seem to be part of it. Just got back 
from a ■week in Aruba and I will be in 
Boston in July to lecture at the International 
Association for Identification meeting. I still 
manage to play tennis three days a week and 
must admit that life is good for Marcia and 
me. Just praying for an easy hurricane sea- 
son! 

Herb Levine writes: "After 45 years at 
Tufts-New England Medical Center as a 
fulltime cardiologist, I retired on July first 
'06, and so far I love it. Just returned from a 
three-week trip to Nova Scotia and 
Newfoundland. Will be doing some volun- 
teer teaching at Tufts-New England Med. 
one day a week. Our daughter, Rachel, lives 
five miles away with her husband and three 
sons (8, 6, 2-1/2) and our son, Andrew, lives 
in Orlando, PL. Sandy and I have lived in 
West Newton for 42 years - about three 
miles from where I grew up. We've been 
lucky, happy and in good health." 

And from Houston Lyndy Watkins 
writes: "I was disappointed in the Archon's 
coverage of Reunion 2006. Without listing 
names, it is difficult to recognize someone 
you probably haven't seen for 60 years. I did 
see Dr. Herb Levine; he looks great. Pretty 



sure Bob Waugh was there, but I couldn't 
pick him out. All is fine here in Texas. 
Health is good and we are able to do some 
boating with friends. Now have 12 grand- 
children and two great-grandchildren. Best 
regards." 

And from Harwich Port MA, Bob 
Waugh sends this: "My wife Debby and I 
attended the Reunion in June and enjoyed 
seeing wonderful new things happening at 
the Academy. Herb Levine and I were the 
only ones from our class of '46. Hope more 
from our class will attend next one." 

I, John Kimball, would like to say that 
I do not presume to take the place in this 
"office" of class secretary of old friend, 
George Duffy. Let's just say I'm sitting in. 
I know we all thank Duff for representing us 
for all these 60 years, and we wish him the 
very best. We certainly are in an era of 
change with the really big one: The 
Governor's Academy (TGA anyone?). I con- 
cur with Lyndy 's, we need names for that re- 
union Old Guard group photo; it was a spe- 
cial occasion photo-op. 



Class of 1947 

Norman Brown 

43 Hearthside Road 

Standish, ME 04084-5259 

(207) 892-6708 

ngbl43@aol.com 



60th Class Reunion 

June 8, 9, 10, 2007 



I'm sure my classmates join me 
in thanking Homer Ambrose (ham- 
brose@verizon.com) for his "stint in the bar- 
rel" as our Class Secretary over the past years. 
We appreciate your time and effort, 'Homes', 
in keeping our class up to date with one an- 
other. Homes was one of six GDA grads 
who, because of family or personal commit- 
ments to the WW II effort, left the academy 
prior to their graduation and were presented 
with their long overdue diplomas last May. 
It was a real pleasure for Jack Deering and 
me to represent Homes at the presentation 






Homer Ambrose '47 with his diploma 



ceremony which in- 
cluded a Memorial Day 
Service as well. 
Homes's diploma is one 
of the last to be in- 
scribed, "Governor 
Dummer Academy" be- 
cause of the name 
change 
to "The Governor's 
Academy" in July. 
Congratulations, Homes, 
on all counts. 

A phone conversa- 
tion with Plato Kangis 

(gwen.plato@cox.net) 
revealed a hidden talent 
to me. Plato lives in 
Providence, RI with his 
wife, Gwenette. They 
are partners in their upscale, handcrafted 
leather handbag business. Plato was selected 
as one of the August 2006 BEST OF 
RHODE ISLAND winners (an annual fea- 
ture of Rhode Island Magazine) in this cate- 
gory. These exquisite bags (prices soar into 
the thousands) are made of ostrich and alli- 
gator, in many styles and colors. As the arti- 
cle above states, "Kangis's masterpieces, with 
names like Cortina, Rio and San Remo, take 
our breath away." Congratulations, Plato. 
This may give our guys an idea for their 
wives' Christmas presents! 



Jim Knott '47, and 

UMO President 

Robert Kennedy 



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Athletic Hall Of Fame 




G. Heberton Evans III, Coach 

Wrestling and Lacrosse 

Inducted November 7, 2003 

The Governor's Academy 
Athletic Hall of Fame 



Nominate your fellow 

classmates for 

The Governor's Academy Athletic 

Hall of Fame. 

Fill out the nomination form 

on page 24 and send to Mike Moonves at 

The Governor's Academy, I Elm Street, Byfield, 

MA 01922 or send by fax to 978-462-1319 

Nominator! deadline: 1/31/07 



Jim Knott (jmknottsr@riverdale.com) 
has, for over 40 years, been inventing, devel- 
oping and manufacturing vinyl coated wire 
and mesh for many types of fencing applica- 
tions. In 1957, he began tinkering with 'lob- 
stah' traps, which for generations were made 
from bent oak and slats. Thanks to Jim and 
his Riverdale Mills Corps, this wooden trap 
may now only be seen as a coffee table in 
many family-rooms but you won't find many 
in Maine or New England waters, or the 
country's for that matter. Lobstermen 
worldwide are delighted with Jim's vinyl- 
coated wire trap, so much so that this spring 
the University of Maine, Orono, conferred 
on Jim a degree of Honorary Doctor of 
Science. In response to a congratulatory 
email I sent him, Jim replied, "Ted Eames 
would have been as astonished as I was when 
I got this news!" Great work, Jim, and a 
well-deserved honor. Those of you who 
read the Boston Globe may have seen some 
of his daughter's work. Janet Knott is a staff 
photographer. 

When I phoned Sam Allen, he said he 
has been a retired attorney for 1 1 years now. 
Unfortunately, for the past ten years, Sam has 
been on crutches due to spinal stenosis. 
However, he still goes to Florida for the 
month of March ... no doubt on doctor's 
orders for the 'heat treatments' available on 
the warm beaches. Sam also said he knew 
my nephew Jack who lived about a mile 
away. Small world. Bill Bailey (rebai- 



ley28@yahoo.com) says he still finds time to 
play a little hockey with Dan Hall. Don't 
you guys ever slow down? I had a brief chat 
with Gorty Baldwin (gortyjr@aol.com) in 
May. All seems well on the home front 
there. When I mentioned the humor of his 
wife's name, Sara Lee, he said his mother's 
name is also Sara Lee and his daughter's 
mother-in-law is named Betty Crocker. 
Wow! What a sweet family you have, Gorty! 
Now, if I could only convince you not to 
delete my emails before opening them!! 
Peter Bellamy (mbellamy@dejazzd.com) 
sounded great on the phone. He was plan- 
ning to attend his 55th reunion at Hamilton 
College. At the time I called, Pete was en- 
grossed in aligning new drawer puUs . . . per- 
fectly. To assure future tranquility, I suggest- 
ed he have his wife, Marianne, approve the 
locations before drilling any holes! Ben 
Birdsall stiU lives in the same house in 
Kingston, NH, but the PO changed the 
name of his section of the street for E911 
clarity. So, his new address is 25 Wadleigh 
Point Rd., but mail sent to the old address 
will still get to him, provided they don't 
change mail carriers! 

I spent a little time locating Richard 
Cronin. He and Claire have moved to 
Hampton, NH from Stoneham, MA. At the 
time I called, they had just returned from 
their other home in Bridgton, ME. She was 
on her Avay out the door but said she and 
Dick are in good health. Jay Curtis 



(icc28@comcast.net) writes: "Finally retired 
in 2001 and at 73 thought about time to let 
younger guys take over the reigns. I do keep 
busy by being the treasurer of our board of 
directors in our town home association. 
During the years since 2001 Kaila and I have 
traveled extensively throughout Asia and 
Europe. Our next trip is to Rome, Greece 
and Turkey this September. I stay in com- 
munication with my old roommate at GDA 
and Hobart, Al Hughes, along with daily e- 
mails to Norm Brown. Jack Deering (ab- 
deering@aol.com) is like the Energizer rab- 
bit . . . al'ways going, going, going! And quite 
often, his wife, Ann is right with him! As 
mentioned earlier. Jack and I went to GDA 
last May for Homer. Jack and Joe Welch 
connect about once a week and keep me 
posted of any news coming their ■way. 
Thanks, fellas, but I wish you would foUow 
up on my request for Class Notes submis- 
sions! J Anyone heard from Henry Dunker 
(htdunker@aol.com) lately? I can only as- 
sume that 'Dunk' is out straight with his law 
practice or on a well-deserved extended va- 
cation because he hasn't read my emails from 
mid-August. Kevin Gaffney (hk- 

gaffney@msn.com) has finally decided to re- 
tire. He said he had seen Jim Knott and 
Henry Dunker on several occasions. For 
many years, Kev was a police officer and 
then became a court officer in Boston's 
Federal Court. 

Dan Hall (danhall@adelphia.net) sent 
an interesting email about a recent trip: "My 
bit of news, not earthshaking, but recent: 
Lorrie and I have just returned from a 
two-week trip visiting friends in Nova 
Scotia and Newfoundland. Highlights in 
Newfoundland included mountain day 
hikes, visiting the oldest Viking settlement in 
North America, touring the GrenfeU muse- 
um devoted to his medical missionary work 
in Labrador and Newfoundland. Did you 
ever see a two-day-old lobster? It fits into the 
palm of one's hand - the size of an ant. We 
were told it takes ten years to mature." 
Thanks, Dan. Sounds like you and Lorrie 
had a wonderful trip. When Brad Harlow 
(brahar@adelphia.net) answered the phone, I 
asked if I was interrupting anything and he 
said, "No, I was just trying to teach my dog 
Lithuanian." Oh, OK, Brad. He said he had 
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asked the name of it, he said, "It's called, 
'How to Give Mouth-to-Mouth 
Resuscitation Without Becoming 

Emotionally Involved.'" By this time I was 
practically rolling on the floor laughing. 
When I mentioned our aging class, Brad 
commented, "Imagine having been around 
the sun 76 times and Buster is stiU with us!" 
Great Harlowisms! John Heyl lives on Lake 
Winnipesaukee, NH and he and his wife, 
Lydia, continue to do volunteer work at 
a local hospital. John once owned 
John's Records stockbrokerage inWolfeboro. 
Unfortunately, John suffered a stroke in 2005 
which leaves him unable to drive any great 
distances. He plans on attending his 40th re- 
union at the Univ. of Virginia, where Dave 
Ellsworth ('48) was his roommate. John 
and Dan Hall roomed together at GDA. 

Peter Hill (peterhill@comcast.net) is 
still living in Marblehead, MA with his wife, 
Pat. When I lived in Beverly, I could look 
out my window and see Marblehead Light 
flashing in the distance. Beautiful area, Pete. 
He told me that Pat had a hip replacement 
and was looking at scooters. A while ago, his 
son, Peter, donated half his liver in a life-sav- 
ing effort to save his sister. They are both do- 
ing well and Pete said he wrote a poem to 
commemorate the event (see next page). 
Allen Hughes's postcard came back in to- 
day's mail. Al is being 'Westernized'. On the 
card he writes:"! live in Las Vegas and find it 
to be a delightful place to live (10 years)." 
Glad to hear you love that city, Al, 
but just remember to leave your wallet at 
home! I hear they have some bodacious 
gambling haUs out that-a-way. I called Don 
Knowlton (knowltonshark@cfl.it.com) and 
his wife Ruth answered. She said Don is on 
the run (in a legitimate sense) most of the 
time and gave me his cell phone number. I 
reached him as he was turning into a gas sta- 
tion near his home in Orlando, FL. Don 
works for the Harkin Development con- 
struction company. He hadn't heard about 
buddy Jim Knott's honorary degree but said 
he would give him a call. Dana Mayo 
(dmayo@bowdoin.edu) and his wife Jeanne 
d' Arc were invaded twice this year by 1 5 de- 
scendants and in-laws. Once was in May for 
his wife's birthday and again in August for 
Dana's. Congratulations to each of you! 
Dana said he "dodged four curve balls by 



surgery in '05 and '06, including open-heart. 
It helped having daughter, Sara, as a surgeon 
at Maine Medical Center." They both are 
looking forward to our 60th class reunion 
next year. 

I received an email from Ed Movsesian 
(movslll9@yahoo.com) in mid-August. He 
said he attended our 45th reunion and has 
been to campus concerts several times. He 
says he's feeling fine and works part time 
as a mental health counselor, as well 
as doing some substitute teaching in area 
high and middle schools. Ed is living 
in Bradford, MA. Leslie Richard (lo- 
riles@earthlink.net) lives with his wife, 
Lorraine, in Appleton, WI. Les says he stiU 
belongs to the Appleton McDowell Men's 
Chorus. He said that GDA taught him how 
to study, and I think most of us can agree 
with that observation in our own lives. His 
voice teacher was Clark Nelly's ('37) 
father, who also taught Art Sager!! He re- 
called the '47 Christmas break when he. 
Jack Deering and Jack's brother, Robbie, 
had a pick-up game of basketball with some 
National Guard guys and trounced 
them twice! Henry 'Hank' Sanders 
(hms7@earthlink.net), as you may know, 
moved from Darien, CT to Portsmouth, NH 
in 2003. For this past Memorial Day, his old 
hometown, where Hank was First Selectman 
for three terms, invited him back to take part 
in the holiday celebration. Hank said he en- 
joyed walking in the parade and delivering 
his "Patriotism in 2006" address at the 
Veterans Cemetery. The town was most 
grateful for his participation. Hubert 'Bud' 
or 'Junior" Snow (snowbank@esisnet.com) 
lived a few doors down from me on Ober St. 
in Beverly, MA. His recall of events of the 
late '30s and early '40s astounds me. Permit 
me to include his edited email and say 'thank 
you, Bud, for the memories': "Hi Norm, It 
was good speaking with you yesterday a.m. I 
can remember the various parties that your 
folks had over the years. I could hear the 
band at my house. I also remember the 1938 
hurricane; and the number of trees that came 
down on your property. I think it was the 
first time that I saw a chain saw. I remember 
that night walking down to Hospital Point 
with my Dad (not a good idea). I would hear 
a crack and do'wn would go a tree. Once at 
the Lighthouse the ocean was boiling! 



People in cars came to look, but trees feU 
across the road after they had past. They were 
stuck. Sincerely, Bud." 

Again, Bud, many thanks. Bud has had 
a good recovery from a heart catherization 
and stent implants. Glad to hear that. Bud. 

Last May, I phoned David Wilcox 

(capewilcox@comcast.net). He mentioned 
that his wife, Jane, was ill. I didn't probe any 
further but we all hope she is coming along 
well, Dave. He did mention that "... the 60s 
were the best golf years!" I forgot to ask you, 
Dave; did you mean the 1960s, when you 
were in your 60s, or when you shot in the 
60s? Hmmm...John Walker (jvwalk- 
erl@msn.com) and his wife Jan (JoAnne) 
are still happily ensconced in their retire- 
ment home in Amherst, MA. John is still 
teaching watercolor and Jan does a lot of 
volunteer work. John says he plans to be at 
our 60th reunion next June and hopes to 
meet up, again, with his old classmates. 
Leland "Lee" Wilson doesn't have email 
but in my phone call he said all is going well 
with him and his wife, Helen. Lee writes, "I 
retired from Verizon in 1989. Since then I 
have been enjoying my family, i.e., wife, two 
daughters and one son. I have 1 1 grandchil- 
dren. About three times a year we have them 
all together. It's a real fun time; sometimes a 
little hectic, but fun. I have been a season 
ticket holder of the N.E. Patriots since day 
one. For one reason or another, I have 
missed six games since the beginning. I play 
a lot of golf and as I get older, my scores get 
higher. I have played in Ireland, Scotland, 
Bermuda, Spain, Cancun and numerous oth- 
er courses in the good old U.S. of A." As for 
myself, Norm Brown (ngbl43@aol.com), 
all is going well with one exception. My 
wife, Marion, had a fall in our living room 
last February and fractured her pelvis in two 
places. She returned home after two weeks 
in rehab and is now getting around well with 
a walker. On 8/19, my son and his wife had 
a family reunion to celebrate the new addi- 
tion to their home. My family was there as 
were my daughter-in-la'ws from Florida. 
The highlight was the arrival of my grand- 
daughter and her two children who live in 
Oxford, England. She said it was bit of a 
nightmare trying to get on the plane at 
Heathrow Airport (remember the terrorist 



54 The Archon '^^ FaR 2006 



threats to blow up 10 planes going to the 
USA?). Once an agent found out she was 
headed to Boston and had family in Maine, 
they were whisked to the front of the line 
and placed onboard. I don't understand 
Security's reasoning but I sure did appreciate 
it this time. 

When I called Blake Ireland, he hadn't 
come home from his work at Raytheon, but 
his wife Anne answered the phone. She had 
just come back from a trip to Turkey. She 
and Blake sometimes travel alone, but most- 
ly they are together if their schedules coin- 
cide. Anne said they enjoy going on African 
safaris and the next one will make it an even 
dozen!! Anne is also a docent at the 
Massachusetts Museum of Fine Arts. 

Condolences: When I reached Richard 
"Spider" Leavitt's home in Greenville 
Maine, his wife, Marilyn, said that Dick had 
died in June, 2005. 'Spider' was a great asset 
to our ski team, especially in the downhill 
slalom races. My call to John "Pat" 
Patterson was answered by his daughter, 
Margaret Sirignano, who informed me that 
Pat had died in his sleep on Nov. 15, 2004, at 
the age of 76. Pat was a major force on our 
basketball team. We send our sympathies to 
all family members. 

' Although the school's name has 
changed to The Governor's Academy, I hope 
the academy will forgive me for using the 
designation, GDA, in my Class Notes. That 
was the name when we spent our years there 
and it is closely associated with, and almost 
revered, within our class circle. I thank all of 
you who took the time to contribute to my 
first Class Notes column. Remember, with- 
out you there would be no '47 Class Notes 
... this column is for you. I would like to 
hear from the rest of you, too, so please send 
me your phone numbers and street & email 
addresses. Without this updated informa- 
tion, you may become one of our "lost" 
classmates. So, let's keep in touch, guys! I 
wish you all the best. 



More Photographs! 

Send in your photographs 

and classnotes to 

skeyes@thegovernorsacademy.org. 



As an epilogue, I offer you this heart-felt 
letter and poem from Peter Hill, as I allud- 
ed to earlier. Peter writes: "This is a story 
about two people and an extremely deadly 
disease; how it touched the lives of my fam- 
ily, friends, and myself. It is as satisfying por- 
trayal of the human spirit as one could wish 
for. Ten years ago, my daughter, Laura, was 
diagnosed with primary schlerosing cholan- 
gitis (PSC) a rare disease of the bile duct 
which clogs and eventually destroys the liv- 
er. There is medicine to slow down its pro- 
gression but no cure — only liver transplanta- 
tion. 

As Laura's condition worsened, her 
name was added to the Liver Transplant 
Registry as a candidate for an organ. Livers 
are harvested from cadavers, and how sick 
the patient is determines how soon their 
name will appear at the top of the waiting 
list. (Many candidates on the list perish). 
Because of the shortage of organs, live liver 
transplants are even less common. BUT, 
Laura's brother Peter HiU Jr. had a plan. 
Without regard for his safety, Pete volun- 
teered to donate 60% of his liver to save his 
sister's life. The operation would take place 
only after a thorough screening where Peter 
was found to be a perfect match. On 
February 23, 2004, the operation took place 
at the Lied Transplant Center, University of 
Nebraska in Omaha. Today, they are both 
healthy and able to lead safe and normal 
lives. I composed the following poem to give 
thanks to my son Peter Jr. for his bravery and 
his love for his sister Laura. Also, I hope this 
story may help others understand the seri- 
ousness and the complexity of all organ 
transplants. 

OUR HERO 

There is a story 
that you must hear. 
So come my children 
and gather near. 

It is a tale 
of our hero. 
And he is one 
we all do know. 

He's helped us all 
one time or another; 
And thank God 
he is the brother 



of the one you see. 
I call her Laura-B. 

She was so sick 

she could have died, 

and all of us cried and cried. 

She needed a liver 
so desperately. 
His wonderful sister 
called Laura-B. 

Oh dear Lord 
what could we do 
the sickness she had 
just grew and grew. 

But our hero, 
he had a plan. 
He'd help his sister 
The best he can. 

He went to Omaha 
one year ago. 
He gave 60% of his liver 
our hero. 

And now she is fine 

on the anniversary 

when he gave most of his liver 

to Laura-B. 

And that's the end of the story 
And you all know 
His name is Peter 
My son is our hero. 



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Class of 1948 
Duncan McCallum 

457 i Cameron Circle 

Dexter, Ml 48130 

734-426-9282 

dhmccalliiin @aol. com 

Webster Kitchell reports: "I will be 
getting 'deep brain surgery' for some relief of 
Parkinson's disease in August and am hoping 
for a somewhat more comfortable hfe. It has 
'paid off' to the love and friendship given to 
me by my Unitarian Clergy friends and the 
multitude of parishioners through the years. 
Come see me in Santa Fe!" Peter Wagner 
reports: "Sold my 44' New Zealand built 
yacht Silver Phantom to a buyer from 
Halifax, Canada. Enjoying Hfe on the farm 
in Bainbridge Island, WA. Have Ospizey 26' 



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Send in your photographs 

and classnotes to 

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to catching dungeness crab in Ludlow Bay. 
Granddaughter Rachel accepted at 
Cornell/Hotel Management School. We 
leave for •winter quarters 11/6 in Florida." 

Bob Hill says: "I am sure all of us re- 
member General McArthur's parting line, 
'Old Soldiers Never Die — They Just Fade 
Away' Well, as I indicated before, an unfore- 
seen change in life's circumstances has neces- 
sitated that I pass on the Class Secretaries du- 
ties to someone else. Thinking back, I be- 
lieve I have hounded you-aU for news for the 
past eight years... I must say most of you have 
been very cooperative. Thanks to each and 
every one of you, and especially to Sandy 
Keyes for her continued support and pa- 
tience. Many of our classmates are stiU ask- 
ing what the initials KIIYK stand for. Well, 
here goes! A good friend and classmate 
whose name I will not mention, presented 
me with a CT license plate imprinted "KI- 
IYK". Get this: he said that it stood for an 
Old English saying, 'Keep It In Your 
Knickers'. From that time on I have always 
closed my Class Notes with the KIIYK sym- 
bol. So, with the secret now known to all, 
let me just say all the best to you and our 
new secretary. And remember.... KIIYK." 




Class of 1949 

RADM 

Thomas R.M. Emery USN 

312 Rookwood Drive 

Charlottesville, VA 22903-4729 

(434) 977-8763 

tgemery@cstone.net 

The time has come for us to connect 
once again. Thank you to those who have 
something to say. For those who have not, 
please let us hear from you next time. 

Irv Grossman died of cancer at Scripps 
Memorial Hospital in La JoUa, California last 



April. Manson Hall's thoughts of him are 
as follows: "Irv spent three years at Governor 
Dummer. He loved sports and was a good 
baseball player and an even better golfer. 
Some of us may remember a picture that ap- 
peared in our 50th reunion booklet showing 
a picture of Irv, who really didn't know how 
to skate, standing on the ice with his ankles 
almost resting on the ice. He is standing with 
Tom Otis and Bob Godfrey and we 
promptly named it the GOG line. One 
spring, we all had a scare when Irv was play- 
ing baseball; he was a starting outfielder and 
was hit on the head by a pitched ball. He 
was rushed to the hospital but it was a few 
weeks later that he was able to return to 
school. He was a sight for sore eyes, even 
though his head was all wrapped in bandag- 
es. He was a friend to all for many reasons, 
not the least because he shared his wonder- 
ful sense of humor. He was a really funny 
guy and all his moaning and groaning 'act' 
gave his classmates howls of laughter. 
During all his years Irv, lovingly called 
'Porky', used to announce various sports 
games in progress to pass the time - usually 
baseball, which was perhaps his most favorite 
sport. Those of us who knew and loved Irv 
never doubted that he would make a suc- 
cessful career in the world of sports. What 
we didn't know was that he would meet, 
love and be loved by his very closest friend 
and wife Tora. Some of us had the opportu- 
nity to stay in touch with Irv over the years 
and we, Tom Emery, Arch des Cognets, 
and I played together with Irv in the 
Vermont Maple Syrup Golf Classic each 
summer. Tora and Irv traveled a good deal 
and one of their joys was to visit London for 
a week of theater, meeting with authors, ac- 
tors and theater critics. They were to have 
made this journey again this past May but for 
Irv's failing health. We know how surprised 
and disappointed classmates will be in read- 
ing of Irv's death. He always gave us such 
pleasure with his spirited conversation spiced 
with humor and love of sports." A noted 
journalist in California wrote and published 
this obituary: "After earning his BA at 
Harvard, Irv earned a Master's in journalism 
at Columbia. Soon after, he became the 
Oceanside Blade-Tribune's sports editor and 
columnist in Oceanside, California. One of 
his well-remembered columns was tided, 'A 



funny thing happened on the way to the 
ballpark last night. I got married.' The for- 
mer Padres broadcaster. Bob Chandler said, 'I 
can't say I've ever met anyone smarter than 
Irv.' He was around sports all his Hfe. He 
staged three Davis cups in San Diego, and an 
ATP tournament. His work with La Costa's 
Acura Classic has helped raise more than 
$1,500,000 for the Scripps Pollster Breast 
Care Center. Irv Grossman Public Relations 
firm was involved in everything from profes- 
sional volleyball and racquetbaU to Winston 
Cup racing. He ran the Clairol Cro^vn and 
Honda Civic tennis tournaments at La 
Costa. In the golfing arena, he helped organ- 
ize and run the PGA's Honda class since 
1982. In 1976 when Irv met Tom 
Broderick, the sportswear manufacturer who 
was looking for publicity for his Title IX. Irv 
suggested, 'Why don't we give a Heisman 
Trophy to women?' and so they did. Tora re- 
mains involved. Irv was a remarkable man. 
If you were ever interested in sports over the 
years, he touched you in some way. His spir- 
it will live on in the sports arena." 

Bill Judson has graciously provided us 
his view from Central Park since 9/11: "The 
Park here in the center of New York City has 
never looked better. The crocuses have 
come and gone; the sod has come out strong 
and green; and the trees are in fuU leaf and 
recently pruned and injected with a chemi- 
cal that is supposed to kill the Long Horn 
Beetle which came over from China in the 
wood crates. The beetle can kill a tree in 
about two years so the US Department of 
Agriculture is treating all the trees in the 
City's parks as well as those on the streets and 
back yards. The memory of 9/11 has faded, 
but not the arguments and disputes as to 
what should be put at Ground Zero. Every 
so often we are reminded that we are a 
prime terrorist target by the newspapers re- 
porting a threat to the subways, or learning 
that NYC's share of the National Terrorist 
Budget has been cut by the Homeland 
Security Department by 40 percent while 
Cheyenne, Wyoming's has been raised by 50 
percent. NYC does seem to be constantly at 
odds with opinion in the rest of the 
Country. We are told that we are safer be- 
cause of Iraq, and it is true that we have not 
had another terrorist incident, but we still 
look at hundreds of thousands of shipping 



56 The Archon ^ FaU 2006 



containers coming into the Port of NY and 
only 5 percent are inspected. We look at aU 
the chemical factories (a prime target) across 
the river in NJ, only a few miles from where 
we and a few million people live. The City 
is enjoying an unprecedented boom. People, 
especially young people, are coming to the 
City in great numbers. Married couples 
with children are staying in the City and not 
moving to the suburbs as they once did. All 
of this has created a housing and construc- 
tion boom, and, of course,jobs. Immigration 
(both legal and illegal) has helped to mitigate 
what could be a severe labor shortage. These 
people have been a boon to the City with 
their hard work and willingness to do the 
hard and thankless jobs that a city needs. 
We're thankful for this recovery and we are 
hopeful that it will continue." 

Bud Frame reports: "Well, now that we 
have settled the Yankee/Red Sox rivalry, 
here's the news from Rochester. Peggy and 
I went to Argentina (eighth time), Brazil, 
Uruguay, back in March and April and I am 
arranging a golf trip in Oct. to Dubai. That's 
going to be incredible! Our three sons and 
three wonderful daughters-in-law and 10 
grandchildren live within 3-4 miles. We are 
lucky and blessed. Hope you are healthy and 
stiU regular! My warmest regards to you and 
I salute you for persisting on this thankless 
job as our class secretary. Godspeed." Kim 
Page says: "Mostly tree trimming and clear- 
ing to regain our view of the Bay. Extreme 
growth over last two wet summers brought 
all this on! Visitors continue to flock to O.T 
R. We will be in Maine thru Christmas. 

Best to you." 



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Class of 1950 

Alan F. Flynn,Jr. 

1 Katherine Road 

Rehoboth, MA 02769-1938 

(508) 252-6482 

multilearn @hotmail. com 

The summer of 2006 has been a busy 
time for the members of the Class of 1950. 
With vacations from school, grandchildren 
dominate our calendars. Responses to our 
September 1st deadHne for inclusion this fall 
in the Archon do not properly reflect our 



determination to make the June 8-10, 2007 
Alumni Weekend a significant gathering of 
our group. 

Tim Greene was first to report with 
news of the mini-reunions taking place 
around the country: "I had lunch August 12 
at Sebasco, ME with Bob Comey. Bob and 
Sallie recently moved to Durham, NC into a 
condo near UNC. They look forward to au- 
diting some classes at the University this fall. 
Bob remains a loyal Cleveland Indians fan, 
but he has given up any postseason playoff 
hopes for 2006. He and Bob Cushman 
plan to meet later in August." Tim and 
Debbie hosted a wedding celebration for 
daughter Jodi on July 22 at Nahant, MA 
with 115 people in attendance. All went 
well. Tim is a direct descendant of General 
Nathaniel Greene of Revolutionary War 
fame. The Providence Journal published a 
long, continued history of Gen. Greene 
which ran from May until the end of July. 
Having lived in the area where Greene spent 
his early years, I found it interesting and 
saved the articles for Tim. 

From Dave Esty came news that "all's 
well over here in paradise. Getting in shape 
for winter '06-'07 ski season for my last year 
at ski patrolling. Mountain biking is my 
newest addition. Another grandkid last 
week, another girl, no boys yet. Still shud- 
dering when I see/hear 'The Governor's 
Academy'. It should be 'The Lieutenant 
Governor's Academy'." 

"I hope I can still call it GDA," says 
Don Bishop. "I wasn't as incensed as some 
of our classmates, but I think it was too 
much of a tempest in a teapot. Our life is 
more and more entrenched in Maine as op- 
posed to Cape Cod, seven to eight months a 
year sailing, reading, etc. Reunion 2007, 
hopefully. George TuUoch was here for a 
visit yesterday. Nice to see him." The ad- 
dress for Don is P.O. Box 283, Brooksville, 
ME 04617. 

A few days later an email from George 
Tulloch arrived. "Benni and I went to 
Maine last week to visit several old friends 
including Don Bishop and is wife Polly in 
their new digs (designed by Don). The site 
is atop a bluff overlooking Penobscott Bay. 
The house and view are magnificent. After 
a dinner of three lobsters apiece, we jabbered 



into the night, then the next a.m. went on a 
boat ride in fog that would have made 
London proud and required all of Don's nav- 
igational tools to get back to the dock. Great 
fun seeing old friends and we plan to do it 
again. We are on for 2007." 

An email from NC confirmed that Bob 
Comey and his wife Sallie "took a giant 
step in late September by moving all of 10 
miles to Carolina Meadows, a continuing 
care retirement community near Chapel 
Hill. We were lucky to sell our house in just 
two weeks. Unfortunately, the closing dates 
on the old and new houses did not mesh, 
and we had to move twice — first into a tiny 
apartment and then to Carolina Meadows. 
In between moves, we spent three weeks in 
Maine and had delightful meals with Tim 
Greene and Kim Page '49 but couldn't 
hook up with Bob Cushman and his wife 
Diane ." 

Next came word from Bob Cushman: 
"I have the dates in my calendar 8-10 June 
2007 and let's have a better turn-out than in 
2005! I missed a mini-mini reunion with 
Bob Comey and Tim Greene here at 
Sebasco (Maine not Maui) due to my 74th 
birthday bash and big family reunion." We 
can count on Cush and Diane as we saw in 
2000. 

Charlie Bowen called on September 
1st with news that he and Calvine will be at 
GDA in June. They spent much of the sum- 
mer at their island home in Canada. At the 
end of September they'll spend a week in 
Italy before joining a cruise to Istanbul and 
into the Black Sea with ports of call includ- 
ing Yalta. On the way back to Rome they'll 
visit several Greek Islands and Malta. They 
will be in Charleston in November and plan 
to see Dave Hershey and Brenda in 
Savannah. 

I called Rick Greenwood to make sure 
that he and Jean are all set for GDA in June. 
We discovered that we both had been the 
victims of insect bites this summer. Blood 
tests revealed mine to be Lyme disease, treat- 
ed with three weeks of medication. Rick 
still doesn't know what his was, but the 
swelling, multiple trips to doctors, MRI tests 
and other inconveniences are over at last. 

Fred Franzius reports: "After I was 



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asked to submit my resignation from the 
Mohegan Congregational Church in June 
'05 for describing it as an ecclesiastical soci- 
ety, rather than a church, I went to the 
Miracle Temple, 727 Bank St, N.L. CT. It's 
85 percent African American, Pentecostal, 
loud!!!! and Cell based. More important is 
the fact they quickly accepted me as one of 
them. I look forward to a Reunion at 
Dickinson College, from which I flunked 
out in '54; (I graduated from Bucknell in 
'57), and this will be my first visit in 52 years! 
Since I sent in my registration, three of my 
Sigma Chi brothers have called, which has 
been a thrill! Our youngest son, Tom, just 
moved from Guilford, CT, to outside 
Charleston, SC, where he heads up a depart- 
ment of architects in a high-end Real Estate 
Development company, plus outside archi- 
tects who are needed. While the rest of the 
family is sad he is so far away, I'm thrilled his 
work is so good that headhunters came 
looking for him. Our biggest joys are when 
the three youngest grandchildren (7, 6, and 
1) romp all over us. I hate to refuse them, 
but a weakness in my back kicks in after I've 
picked them up, so I have to steel myself to 
tell them 'No'." 

As a Red Sox fan, August has been be- 
yond belief. See you in June, but let me hear 
from you before February for the spring edi- 
tion. 



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Class of 1951 

Ted Barrows III 

41 Ridge Road 

Bristol, RI 02809 

(401) 254-1909 

tedbarrows@cox.net 

The Class of 1951 was well represented 
in June for our 55th Reunion with the re- 
turn of Marc amRhein, Ken Bistany, 
Peter Dunning, Fred Franzius, Chuck 
Hussey, Bill Lacey, George McGregor, 
Dave Pope, Yogi Wenz, and the writer 
hereof together with a loyal supportive 
group of wives. Once again Dave Pope and 
his wife "Woodie" hosted a Sunday gather- 
ing at their home in Hampton Beach, with 
an outstanding brunch under the tutelage of 
notable guest chef Hal amRhein. And we 




Members of the Class of 1951 at Reunion 2006 



were pleased that the Headmaster was able to 
join us on a beautiful early summer day. 
Subsequently, we have heard from Ed 
Stockwell who is again summering on 
Plum Island, with one of the highlights be- 
ing a "reunion dinner" with a few survivors 
of the teenage years, one of whom was Bill 
Lacey. Ed, also, had a paper on his research 
of infant mortality presented at the annual 
conference of the American Biological 
Association in Toronto. Dave Bullock and 
his brother, Don '53 went to the annual 
Christmas soiree in Boston where his broth- 
er had the opportunity to talk with trustee 
Dan Morgan '67 about the name change. 
Dave says his brother was told he wouldn't 
understand because he was too old, to which 
Dave states, "I'm even older, so would have 
no chance of getting it either." Jim White 
reports a very enjoyable summer with his 
principal activity walking every day and los- 
ing weight in the process. "Sorry to have 
missed the reunion." Dave Pope writes that 
a grandson was successfully married at their 
house, but adds that the next day, when he 
was refinishing the terrace floors, "Woodie" 
slipped and cracked the fibula on her leg. 
Her recovery time is 4-6 weeks, but she will 
be ready when they leave for Turkey and the 
Greek Islands October 10th, returning 
November 6th. Dave hopes to be skiing 
soon after and has plans for Tahoe on 
February '07. Yogi Wenz sent a couple of 
reunion photos with the statement: "some " 
of the world's oldest juvenile delinquents." 



Franklin E. Huntress Jr 

5C Independence Way 

Marhlehead, MA 01945-4659 

(781) 631-4785 



55th Class Reunion 



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Class or 1952 



June 8, 9, 10, 2007 



What a joy to hear from John Gill who 
was in the Boston area and stayed for a few 
nights here in Marblehead. We had lobsters 
at the Barnicle one evening, and the next day 
we all took a trip to see GDA. As John had 
not been back there in a great while, he was 
amazed at the many new buildings and loca- 
tion of old dorms in new places. It was a 
lovely day for us ■with an enjoyable lunch at 
Michael's in the Port. John and Margie were 
then off to see family on the Islands and 
would be heading home after their visit. 
John also saw his own photographs with an 
"infamous" Junior Party at John Salinger's 
home and as well the ice cream soiree at 
Olde Newbury Golf Course where all of 
you were incriminating evidence! It was 
good to see them both! Another piece of 
news was our 50th Class Reunion at Colby 
College with about 75 percent of us all re- 
turning to enjoy wonderful memories and 
dear friendships from Thursday to Sunday. 
In attendance from GDA were Don Rice, 
Bob Erb, Peter Bramhall with their wives, 
and it was good to spend time with "Erbie" 
who has had some surgery of late. Peter, be- 
ing a Bowdoin grad, had to endure the usu- 
al barbs from all there at Colby, and I am 



58 TheArchon @« Fall 2006 




Buster watches over his charges, 
Peter Bragdon and Frank Huntress '52 

pleased to say that his wife, Hope, is the 
President of our Alumni Society. As 
Bowdoin makes you pay for food and drink, 
Peter found himself enjoying the perks and 
benefits of a COLBY education - that high 
life - that escaped him when Ted Eames sent 
him to Bowdoin. Don Rich is well and was 
in good form with us all. How wonderful it 
is to see dear friends once again. The class 
presented the College with $11 million dol- 
lars as a reunion gift, the most dollars ever by 
a graduating class. I hasten to say that Peter's 
class likewise set a giving record there with 
$15 milhon dollars! A whole lot of giving 
going on! The 50th was great fun, and the 
class family was at home with one another 
once again! I was sorry to miss out seeing 
Howard Quimby and Ed Carter when 
they were at the GDA weekend but have 
written to them both to keep in touch. I do 
hear that the GDA reunion time was excel- 
lent - except for the rain which into a life 
some must fall - and I shall be on hand next 
year. Lastly, be warmed! Any of you who go 
to a college where you might be playing 
Williams - Brian Morrissey '05 is playing 
football for that college and loves to demol- 
ish opponents. He did likewise when play- 
ing for GDA! Hope all of you enjoyed your 



50th reunion! We are all at that great and 
wonderful age! 

Howard Quimby reports: "I attended 
my 16th Frozen Four with my three sons. 
My favorite weekend of the year. Great 
hockey, good food, beer and a chance for 
family bonding while investigating a new 
city. 

The FM Smith's have become over the 
years a rather large group of individuals. 
With five children, it doesn't take long to 
add eleven grandchildren. So now we are 
spread all over the globe from Moscow, 
Hong Kong to Texas and NJ. Jerrie and I are 
at the 50th threshold of colleges and mar- 
riage which is exciting and a bit daunting as 
the time seems to have evaporated. We are 
dual citizens of Texas and Maine which al- 
lows us the privilege of staying abreast of 
both wonderful parts of the USA. I have 
been able to continue my involvement in the 
oil business which has been fortuitous; how- 
ever, nothing lasts forever so I am always 
looking for new opportunities generated by 
my industrious children. GDA was turning 
point for me and I have al'ways held my two 
years there as time 1 will never forget. I wish 
all my classmates good health and a reward- 
ing life." 

Noble Smith reports: "Couple of 
points: first, old age has not caught up with 
me yet; second, Bertie and I have started a 
new business — Maine Cottage Restorations, 
LLC and we already have purchased our first 
Maine cottage to restore; third. Noble Smith 
Associates, my development and marketing 
consulting firm in its 27 year, is still func- 
tioning and it is actively involved with a 
number of environmental clients, all in the 
Pine Tree State; forth, I have just incorporat- 
ed a new non-profit Maine Environment 
Corps, an organization that will identify, en- 
list and help train primarily senior volunteers 
to work specifically on environmental issues 
and challenges throughout the State. The 
Corps also has a strong intergenerational 
volunteer mentoring program that will help 
motivate younger citizens for the next gen- 
eration of environmental leaders. Fifth, all 
12 of our grandchildren have visited us and 
daily activities have included 'hot dogging', 
sailing, kayaking, motor boat cruising, swim- 
ming, tennis, golf, horse shows, croquet, gar- 




Frank Huntress '52 and John Gill '52 

dening, indoor games; so you can see, old age 
has not monopolized our lives yet! We had 
some old friends from Marblehead stay with 
us last weekend, and we talked about two in- 
dividuals - Rey Moulton and Rib Smythe 
and the contributions that they both made 
not only to Governor Dummer Academy, 
but also to their communities and families. I 
see Jim Knott '47 continually both profes- 
sionally and personally and he speaks about 
your never-ending enthusiasm for 'that 
school down in Byfield'. We love it in Maine 
and the Turnpike entrance sign is correct - 
'The Way Life Should Be!'" 

We heard from Sabu who is awaiting 
the football season with friends along the 
sidelines. Also Barbara Sawyer wrote for 
Lawrence Sawyer: "Skip is still at The 
Monarch Center in Saco, ME. He has diffi- 
culty walking, talking and with short term 
memory. I go to see him every day and take 
him for car rides to the ocean, etc. on the 
good days." Richard Rothmund writes 
that he is enjoying full retirement and no 
more Sarbanes-Ozley or board meetings. 
Writing, gardening, and boating are much 
preferred. Best to all." Guy Tudor writes: 
"Latest adventure: To Panama again last 
January, but first trip into the Darien - east- 
ernmost province on Colombian border. 
Flew into Cana, old gold-mining camp, now 
a Biological Reserve - birds wonderful, with 
four species of Macaws. Also, overnight at 
remote Embara Indian Village, where I fell 
off a damn horse!" 



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notes 




Scott '53 and Doris Lothrop celebrating their 50th 
anniversary in St. Paul, MN on August 25, 2006: (left 
to right, front row) Jack '81 , Scott and Doris; (back 

row) Bill '82 and Dave '79 



traveling to many parts of this 
globe, I feel we have picked 
one of the best places to enjoy 
the senior years and I am hap- 
py that we have grown up dur- 
ing the best generation. We 
have experienced school 
where chewing gum was a se- 
vere reprimard, drugs came 
from the doctor, TV was for 
the family, good manners pre- 
vailed. We remain a happy 
family here and we have chil- 
dren that care for us and love 
us. 




Class or 1953 
Need Secretary 

Charles Palmer says, "We sold our 
house after 38 years in WeUesley — moved to 
Wayland, MA - house to condo. Spent a 
weekend on the Cape with Tom and Emily 
King - good wine - no great wine." 
Percival Lowell says, "Marita and I are get- 
ting settled in Acton, ME. I've become in- 
volved in town politics (made an unsuccess- 
ful run for selectman this spring). I'm now a 
member of the Comprehensive Plan 
Implementation Committee. We both enjoy 
being involved with our three grandchildren 
and the rest of the family." Donald Tracy 
reports: "Where does the time go? In August 
our youngest of six children was married in 
Camden, Maine on a rainy Sunday. Many 
friends joined us from as far as Italy and 
Columbia. Despite the weather, the day was 
a great success. My wife, Linda, and I remain 
busy. Kayaking around Camden and 
Rockport allows us to enjoy the Maine wa- 
ters. We remain in close contact with our 
children and their famihes, three of which 
live close by. I stiU have the pressures of do- 
ing income taxes for about 340 clients; how- 
ever, I am trying to slow the process, which 
will work if I can learn to say 'NO'. With 
cooler months approaching, we will begin 
our plans for visiting family in Como, Italy 
next spring. Meanwhile, we are never anx- 
ious to leave the coastal Maine area. After 



Bill Pinkham says, "Sue 
and I got away from our town 
obligations and hiked the 
Grand Canyon rim to rim in early June. 
Spent two nights in the canyon at Phantom 
Ranch. Fabulous experience! The geology 
and beauty of the Grand Canyon exceeded 
anything we had imagined. We're already 
planning future visits. Our next trip (other 
than family visits) is cross country skiing in 
Yellowstone in late January. It's hard to beat 
life here in the Rockies. September... and 
we already have snow on the peaks. The 
new Governor's promotion arrived yester- 
day. Great piece! Great message! Great 
school!! The academy has come a long way 
since I was accepted...." 

Charles Gibbs says, "Rose (wife), 
Molly (youngest daughter) and I, plus seven 
magnificent employees are running Pakmail 

— a franchised packaging-shipping business. 
Overwhelmed this next four months. 
Tourism, auctioner's sales, holidays, medical, 
retirement 2000 but life is pretty damn busy." 

George 'Windy' Gale says, "HeUo, '53 

— big change - big, however am renting a 
condo - 1400 square feet to 2100. We have 
been or trying to, give, sell and other means 

— Oh well, we are in walking distance to 
everywhere. Hope all goes well with you." 




Class of 1954 
Need Secretary 

Jerry Vaughan reports: "I haven't writ- 
ten in some time as my wife Sandy and I 
have been dealing with some serious health 




Peter Littlefield '55 at Mystic Seaport 



challenges. We both have now improved 
(thank goodness). Three years ago my Uver 
started to get very ornery which had me ac- 
cepted onto the liver transplant Hst at the 
Medical University of South Carolina in 
March 2005. Finally had my actual liver 
transplant on 3 March 2006. Still feel like I 
have been hit by a train so am counting on 
very good improvement at the sixth month 
time frame. Third of March 06 was coinci- 
dentaUy the same day as my dad's memorial 
service in Anchorage, AK. He was 100 years 
old. Still trying to absorb the fact that except 
for my 96-year-old Aunt Janice of Ipswich, 
MA I am now the senior generation of our 
Vaughan family Took a week's cruise to 
Bermuda in summer '05 and then added a 
20X23 sun room to our home here in 
Charleston, SC. We reaUy enjoy this new ad- 
dition. My best to all my GDA friends." 

Tyke Needham says, "I'm Uving in 
Salem with free admission to Peabody-Essex 
Museum. I'm a tour guide on the Salem 
Trolley. The Phillips Mansion is open all 
summer. Steven and Fames Dudley are the 
key fixtures in millions of school scholars. 
J.D. was our '54 GDA commencement 
speaker. Mike, you and Doc Livingston 
^vould be proud of my Salem connections." 
Howie Clark says: "I was diagnosed with 
lung/colon cancer the week before our 50th 
reunion and continue to battle, now in its 
third year. War is hell! I look forward to at- 
tending Fudd Fish's clambake 70th birthday 
party this weekend." 



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Class of 1955 

George O. Gardner III 

1 Winnatuxett Beach Road 

Mattapoisett, MA 02739 

(508) 758-6274 

gog4@tiac.net 

Peter Littlefield is volunteering at 
Mystic Seaport aboard a 1917 HerreshofF 
Launch on Thursdays. Visit the Museum and 
he wiU give you a great tour. After the last 
Bermuda race George Gardner helped fer- 
ry an 81' Maxi racer back to Newport along 
with 12 Mass Maritime Cadets. Incredibly 
fast and exciting." 



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Class of 1956 
James Dean, III 
P.O. Box 186 

South Berwick, ME 03908-0186 

(207) 384-9184 

diannedean @aol. com 

Bob Conklin writes: "Sold my book 
publishing business in May and am now well 
and truly retired. Celebrating this summer 
and fall with trips to Alaska, Italy, Greece (a 
Dartmouth alumni cruise in the islands), 
Paris. Enjoying watercolor painting, which I 
took up three years ago at 65. New grand- 
child (#2) due end Sept.... will have arrived 
before next Archon is published. Enjoyed 
50th reunion in June. We had an impressive 
turnout — almost half of our class who are 
still alive. Much time is being spent in 
Habitat fund raising and development. Tim 
MacVean mentions that he enjoys the 
newsletters from the class and hearing about 
the reunion and his classmates. Tim feels 
that at our next reunion we should have 
more class only gatherings. 

As for me, my affiliate of Habitat for 
Humanity will be breaking ground for four 
new houses in Farmington, NH. 




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Class of 1957 

Lyman A. Cousens, III 

4 Goodhue Road 

Boscawen, NH 03303-2500 

(603) 796-6446 

lymancousens(@comcast. net 



50th Class Reunion 



June 8, 9, 10, 2007 



NuffWithington '58 and Harvey Hayden '58 

vague retirement plans. Peter Cadigan, in a 
desperate attempt to catch up with Gene 
Bouley and me, has announced the birth of 
his first grandchild. He won't catch either 
one of us prolific producers! Hardy 
Bedford is still reliving that undefeated soc- 
cer team at Colgate, as well he should. Of 
course, my grandson's high school team in 
Hopkinton, N.H. is currently 7-0 and he has 
only given up one goal all season. At last 
Hardy and I have something to talk about! 

Hope to see you all, well, most of you, 
next spring at our 50th. Let's hit double fig- 



GDA's Brightest Class(c) is gearing up 
for our 50th Reunion which we will cele- 
brate happily or otherwise with the First 
Reunion in the history of The Governor's 
Academy. Mel Blake and Tom Parker have 
both stepped up to the plate (unlike Manny 
these days) and offered to help plan what 
could weD be the First Reunion Ever of the 
Class of 1957 to actually reach double figures 
in attendance. What an accomplishment! 
We'U see, but the prospects look good, espe- 
cially with lots of classmates with some time 
on their hands as retired Captains of Industry 
and Education. Tom Chalfant, who suffered 
immeasurably as my roommate junior year, 
has retired as Associate Professor at Alabama 
State after 35 years of service. Tom still lives 
in Montgomery. Ned Stone has retired from 
the Naval Research Lab and lives in 
Alexandria, Va. Wink Pescosolido is still 
farming (cabbage?) in California with only 



ures, guys! 



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Class of 1958 

Ralph E.Ardiff, Jr. 

238 Conant Street 

Danvers, MA 01923-2528 

(978) 774-3336 

rardiff(@ardifflilakc. com 

Thank goodness, we have not lost 
Gump Hayden! Our crack private investi- 
gator, NuffWithington, confirmed a Gump 
sighting in Jackson, New Hampshire this past 
winter. He was coming out of a liquor store 
as Nuff was going in. Gump is now driving 
a Zamboni in Conway, New Hampshire in- 
stead of Florida. It is a better deal in New 
Hampshire because he also works the pizza 
place at the rink. The scuttlebutt is that he 
lost another house to one of his wives and 
that the extra money from the pizza place is 
coming in very handy. After 24 years of liv- 
ing in Concord, Massachusetts, Jack Morse 



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class notes 



moved into a condominium in Boston. Life 
is very different there — no mowing, raking, 
planting, snowplowing, etc. After 1 1 years of 
retirement, there seems to be plenty to do in 
the way of entertainment. There are also so 
many restaurants (and cocktail lounges) that 
one does not ever have to cook or keep a 
stocked liquor/wine cabinet. 

We also heard from Mike Dunsford 
who is still active out in the Lake Tahoe re- 
gion. Mike spends lots of time hiking, back- 
packing, and back-country skiing, and he has 
been getting his grandchildren into the out- 
door lifestyle. In order to support his 
lifestyle, he still is active in the commercial 
real estate industry. That is it for this 
newsletter. Our 50th Reunion is coming up 
in just under two years. How is it possible? 

Richard P. Morse Sr., M.D. reports: 
"I retired along with my ■wife (Betty) from 
"World Gospel Mission in August 2004 after 
serving with them for 37 years. Over 32 of 
these years were spent at Tenwek Hospital in 
Kenya. Much of my time was spent caring 
for patients in the pediatric ward. During 
our time in Kenya we saw Tenwek Hospital 
grow from a 50-bed rural 'bush' hospital to a 
300-bed referral and teaching hospital. We 
have settled in Oaks Village, a retirement 
community in Avon Park which is in south- 
central Florida. We have survived several 
hurricanes in the past two years as the storms 
tracked up the southern portion of the 
peninsula. Presently, I am involved teaching 
Primary Health Care to prospective mission- 
aries at a local college in nearby Lake Wales. 
Our son Rick is a hospitalist physician in 
Georgia and our daughter Joy is working 
with overseas refugees in South Carolina." 



Class of 1959 

Mirick Friend 

P.O. 540 

Minor Lake, NH 03853-0540 

(603) 569-4812 

friendm @adelphia . net 




6o 



Class of I960 

John C. Elwell 

266 High Street 

Newburyport, MA 01950-3838 

(978) 462-8749 

jelwell@newhurYport.kl2.ma.us 



Norm Kalat states that he is alive and 
well in Santa Fe, NM. Norm and his wife 
Susie have four grandchildren and visit them 
as often as possible. Carl Youngman shares 
that his son Andrew got married in June fol- 
lowing his sister Julie's wedding last 
September. Andre'w starts his MBA at 
Wharton this fall. Carl reminds us that we 
started at GDA 50 years ago. Carl always was 
much older than the rest of us who think it 
was only ten years ago. I think Carl speaks 
for a number of us when he states "We are 
all wrestling with 'The Governor's 
Academy'. What is it...TGA? GA?" To me 
it's easy... it will always be GDA! Bill 
Tuxbury writes that he has been working in 
New Jersey since the start of the year on an 
interim management assignment. Their son, 
Jim, an attorney in Washington, DC. and his 
wife, Lorin, are expecting their first child in 
October which will be BiU and Edie's first 
grandchild. Congratulations, Bill and Edie. 
Grandchildren are great! We have four and 
really enjoy them. 

John Silver shares that he used to think 
folks on Medicare were old! Almost retired, 
John is still doing a few residential remodel- 
ing drawings. He spends three months in 
Rangely, Maine. The rest of the year he is in 
Cape Coral, Florida. Unlike Bill Tuxbury, 
John has three grandchildren... Kayliegh (al- 
most 12), Doran(5) and Logan (2 months). 
John and Lee visit Atlanta frequently to see 
Doran and Logan and daughter Jen, and hus- 
band, Scott. Daughter Heather and grand- 
daughter Kayliegh live in Florida near John 
and his wife Lee, as does Lee's 90- year-old 
dad. John still enjoys boating sailing, and 
traveling. Sounds like John has an ideal re- 
tirement situation. Now I like Rangely in 
the winter when they have snow. I bet John 
leaves before the first snows. Received a 
phone call from Greg Meyer after I had re- 
ceived a postcard announcing Greg's and his 
wife's new home. Greg now lives at 3551 
Duke Firth Street in Land of Lakes, Florida 
34638. Their son is now in the third grade. 
Can you believe it that Greg has a son the 
age of some of our grandchildren? 
Greg... you are a devil! Also, a brave man! 
Based on the picture of the new Meyer man- 
sion, I recommend that we have a mid-five- 
year reunion at Greg's new home! What do 
you say. . .classmates? Feel free to give Greg a 
call also at 813 926-8785... I know he would 
love to hear from his classmates. 



Walcott Hamilton emails the follow- 
ing: "Retirement in Buenos Aires is just 
dandy — quite an adventure really. We sold 
our home in Atlanta last year and bought a 
house in Buenos Aires. This is a wonderful 
city, fuU of life and a people who enjoy good 
food, warm affection and beauty. We don't 
own a car because we don't need one. There 
is plenty of affordable transportation and it's 
a good walking-city anyway. The architec- 
ture is a mix of 50s contemporary high-rises 
and old buildings adorned with magnificent 
stonework. And the stonework artisanship is 
alive and weU as is that of the beautiful, ubiq- 
uitous wrought ironwork. There is a zoning 
law which prohibits any two buildings on 
the same block having the same front. So 
there is lots of variety in the appearance of 
the streets, which are here and there tree- 
lined. Groceries are just around the corner 
and the health care system is excellent and 
affordable. It's nice to go to the doctor and 
not be on a kind of timed conveyer belt. 
They actually talk to you here. Sorry I 
couldn't make it to Class Reunion." 
Hmm...on second thought maybe we 
should have our mid-five- year reunion in 
Buenos Aires. We could stop at the Greg 
Meyer mansion for a day or two and then 
proceed south to Argentina. Let's really think 
about this one. Who is in? 

Dick Henry emails: "Got your request 
for news today, so here goes! I've actually 
been meaning to get in touch with you be- 
cause my wife, daughter Megan, and I drove 
right down High Street last month, but I 

couldn't remember your number 

[it's # 266] and it was daytime so I couldn't 
see the light on! (I guess I wiU have to get a 
flag or something for the daylight hours. I 
could probably get an old GDA flag for a 
cheap price!) We were on our way from 
Portsmouth to Boston via GDA (or is it now 
TGA?) which Megan had never seen. We 
drove past your house and then down 
through Newburyport before heading to 
school. The town looks so great now (as it 
has for many years). It's hard to remember 
what it looked like almost 50 years ago! 
GDA looked great, too, although we were 
very sad not to be able to see Marty. We had 
not known that he had gone back into the 
hospital for more treatment. He was home, 
but recuperating. Our news is that my wife 
Anne has finally retired as Assistant Head of 
The HiU School, and we have relocated to 
Okatie, SC. We are in a rental home while 



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we complete construction of our retirement 
dream home on Callawassie Island, which is 
halfway between Beaufort and BlufFton, SC. 
The house should be done in early October. 
It's not too far off 1-95, so it will be a con- 
venient stop for any classmates driving to 
and from Florida! Our daughter Marion 
was married in April. She is a resident in 
surgery at Yale New Haven Hospital. Megan 
is still a dean, teaches history, and coaches 
lacrosse at St. John's School in Houston, 
Texas. Son John lives in Columbus, Ohio. 
My brother John just celebrated his 50th in 
Byfield and reports that the school did a 
great job on their reunion. I'U be SURJE to 
be there for ours!" 

Great to hear from you, Dick! I have a 
son in Columbus, Ohio also. More thoughts 
here... stop at Dick Henry's on our way to 
Greg's before Argentina. This sounds like a 
real trip now! 

Chris Prewitt writes that he and his 
wife, Jill, retired this past June. Ten years in 
the charter business is all this the old man 
can handle. They wiU continue to live in 
Hope Town in the Bahamas. They wiU live 
on their boat when the house is rented and 
finally do some sailing. (Oohh... I see an- 
other segment to our trip here! Are you all 
with me?) Their son Chris is teaching surf- 
ing in Australia and takes groups on surf 
tours throughout the Maldives. (Wow... now 
we are talking a super expedition!) Their 
daughter, Liz, lives in Greensborough, NC. 
Unlike many of us, Chris and Jill are still not 
grandparents yet, but they are hopeful. Chris 
shares that he starting to learn the banjo and 
it is quite a challenge. (NO... as part of our 
expedition we are not going canoeing down 
some southern river for Chris to play duel- 
ing banjos with some little kid on a bridge!) 
Chris adds a post script that "God only can 
imagine what Greg Meyer is up to!" 

On the home front, I am still busy with 
educational consulting and training, manag- 
ing Maple Crest Farm, and mentoring some 
area principals. I am threatening to go back 
to work so I can get a vacation. My wife, 
Carol, resigned her special education teach- 
ing position, but has not decided to retire 
yet. She will still be involved in the special 
education field and education in one form 
or another. In October the whole family is 
traveling to Jamaica to verify a miracle oc- 
curring ...the marriage of our son Kane to a 



wonderful soon to be daughter-in-law, Lori. 
At age 35 he wiU be the last of our four chil- 
dren to be married. It will be a special occa- 
sion as all of our children and grandchildren 
from 6 months to 4 _ years old will be pres- 
ent. Well, that is the news from 266 High 
Street! Our trip is now planned ...We will 
have Chris Prewitt sail us all from the 
Bahamas to Argentina. This will be better 
than the Great Army Bridge Truck 
Expedition that yours truly took three years 
ago from Byfield, Mass to Romeo, Florida! 
My time is up... I thank you for yours. 
Remember the porch light is always on for 
you. Now I have to look for a flag for the 
daylight hours. 

Carl Youngman writes: "My son 
Andrew got married to Heather Stanhaus 
this past June. They then moved from 
Chicago to Philadelphia where Andrew is 
starting his MBA studies at Wharton and 
Heather is working at the Children's 
Hospital of Philadelphia. Joan and I know 
where they will be for the next two years, at 
least. My daughter Julie, who married just a 
year ago, finished her Master's in Education 
at Lesley University in Boston and has her 
first classroom, a fourth grade class in 
BeUingham, MA. Joan and I recently had a 
wonderful fishing experience off Sandwich, 
MA where I caught a 46", 45 lb. striped 
bass Naturally, I was thrilled. And be- 
fore I could really enjoy the feat (working 
it around two lobster buoys), Joan 
caught a 36" one herself !! Great stuff. 
We now have freezer fuU for the winter. 
It has been a wonderful summer in New 

England It is the best place to be. We are 

looking forward to our normal winter plans 
of getting out of here. Hello to all." 

Bill Lelash says, "After graduating from 
the Wharton School, I joined the Marine 
Corps and saw action in Viet Nam as a 
Marine aviator; I left the Corps as a captain 
and joined the U.S. Secret Service - I was 
then hired as the head of security for several 
Saudi oil ministers and retired in '03. My 
best to everyone at Governor Dummer es- 
pecially the Class of '60." 



iq6i 



(3W) 454-1658 
timhill@jcoldwellbanker. com 

Thomas M. Mercer 

5311 Edlen Drive 

DaUas,TX 75220-2101 

(214) 987-3090 

tmercer@cerescap. net 

The only response I received was from 
the peripatetic Albie Booth who reported 
that he had recently had dinner with Linda 
and Sam Wakeman at their home in 
Cohasset - the same house at which the 
Class of 1961 had its graduation party 45 
years ago. Albie also reported having lunch 
with Dave Williams in New Hampshire and 
of having plans to see Deana and Dave 
Stringer in September. He had just re- 
turned from a great trip to Iceland with his 
daughters Stacey and Katie. He concluded 
by saying that all was well in Tucson. 

Bert Noyes reports: "Retired from 
General Electric Aircraft Engines. Son Dave 
recently married Lauren Khoyi, daughter 
Ruth is in the third year of a five-year PhD 
program at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore 
studying Art History. Fred Bissell says, "I 
think of my GDA class often. A great group 
of guys that I would love to see! Have a 
great reunion. I miss all of you." 



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Class of 1962 

Thomas S. Tobey 

59 West Portola Avenue 

LosAhos, CA 94022-1209 

(650) 941-5060 

ttobeY@mac.com 



45th Class Reunion 



Class of 1961 

Tim John R.Hill 

Deceased 

255 Mabery Road 

Santa Monica, CA 90402-1205 



June 8, 9, 10, 2007 



This is the time of year during which I 
miss the Northeast the most. I can only 
imagine that the trees are getting ready to 
turn, the days are getting brisk and it is time 
to think of what you are going to wear for 
Halloween. I am on a campaign to keep the 
GDA fires burning (see I can't seem to avoid 
including the D with the GA). I imagine it 
will always be that way for many of us. Here 
is some fuel for the alumni notes to keep you 
all tweaked about the old school. 



ThcAnlioii ^ Fall 2006 63 



class notes 



One of our classmates asked me recent- 
ly about the whereabouts of Doug Coupe. 
All it took was a quick search of the White 
Pages and there he was in Bluffton, SC. For 
those who are unfamiliar with southeastern 
U.S. geography Bluffton is not far from 
Hilton Head. Doug lives with his wife 
Vivian, plays a respectable game of golf and, 
as far as I can determine, is on a constant 
tour checking in on the six grandchildren. 
Doug andVivian have a blended family with 
offspring in locations such as Wisconsin and 
Seattle. Doug still gets back to New England 
in his position on the Board ofTrustees at his 
Alma Mater, Springfield College in 
Massachusetts. 

Just in from Mac Donaldson from his 
beach cottage in Ipswich: "Striper fishing is 
good, and we are enjoying our granddaugh- 
ter. (She's two now). As I have reported be- 
fore Mac runs into Steve Kasnet since they 
operate out of the same boatyard. Since Mac 
had family obligations as I reel at the time of 
our 40th, he hopes to make the 45th next 
year." 

Ham Agnew and wife Carol celebrat- 
ed a birthday in grand style last year. Ham, 
always the techie, now sports a website 
where you can vie^w the party at 
www.hamandcarol.com. There is little doubt 
that the internet will continue to play a larg- 
er focus in our lives which should help keep 
us in touch. Ham's latest venture is VPAN 
(virtual private network)s, peer to peer net- 
works and, yes, "pesto cubes." Ham has 
found a unique way to infuse your meals 
with pesto flavor in a more efficient way. Ask 
him about it. As I was about to go to press, 
Ham was traveling to Texas with hope of 
seeing Darrel Hamric while there. 

I saw Al "Pebble" Rock in June at our 
40th Colgate Reunion in Hamilton, NY. He 
did cover that there was some new competi- 
tion in our ranks on the golf course. Of 
course, he is stiU posting par scores on a reg- 
ular basis. Peb is still helping new clients out 
of bankruptcy at First Arizona Credit in 
Phoenix. 

There is always something interesting, 
unique and thoughtful going on in the Hfe of 
Frank Bond. He has a very active law prac- 
tice that takes him to Washington, DC, vari- 



ous courts in Texas and New 
Mexico, of course, and his 
lifelong love of the pere- 
grine falcon. Frank was inti- 
mately involved with the 
producing portions of the 
recently published book. 
Return of the Peregrine. 
This is perhaps the most in- 
formative documentation of 
the greatest conservation bi- 
ology success story of the 
20th century. Frank has 
served as a director of the 
Peregrine Fund since its 
founding in 1976 . 

John Tarbell, with his 
lovely wife Anne, play the 
roles of the "guides on the 
side" for young daughter 
Liza as she is getting more 
involved in horseback riding. In a short tim, 
I quickly found myself awash in horseman- 
ship nomenclature with terms like "equi- 
tation" which obviously means "learning and 
practice of riding a horsemanship." I cheated 
and turned to "American Heritage New 
College Dictionary" to set me straight. I ex- 
tended my fuU support to John as he headed 
for the tack room! It has been a real treat to 
see John during his occasional trips to Palo 
Alto where one of his sisters lives. 

Burke Leahey and Barbara seem to be 
adjusting to the retirement years very well. 
My wife Karen and I spent several days dur- 
ing what must have been the hottest days of 
early August with them at their home in 
Duxbury. Barbara and Burke were major 
sponsors of the first offering of the Duxbury 
Art and Music Festival. The Duxbury Music 
Institute and Festival is a two-week intensive 
program for the study and performance of 
solo and chamber repertoire for undergrad- 
uate students and adult professionals. I fear 
that Karen and I weren't the best guests as we 
were always looking for excuses to get onto 
a boat to cool off rather than being model 
patrons of the arts. However, it was great to 
see Barb and Burke fully enjoying their re- 
tirement. Like many retirees they are looking 
to downsizing in the years ahead. As the 
winter approaches, they will return to their 
winter home in Bonita Springs, Florida. 




TomTobey and John Tarbell '62 



Stan Healy is stiU cranking out batter- 
ies in the Boston area. I may have printed 
this before, but for those of you in the 
Massachusetts corridor near Marlborough, 
"Stan's the Man". "Anything that requires 
portable power, we sell," said Healy. "It's a 
very niche-y type of business. Just about any 
type of battery you need, we have in stock or 
can get." The store at 644 Boston Post Road 
East (Route 20) in Marlborough is the flag- 
ship store in what wiU eventually be a seven- 
store network to serve consumer and com- 
mercial markets in eastern Massachusetts. 
The Marlborough location will be the 
largest store with office space for business 
support including sales, accounting and fi- 
nance departments. Marlborough is in the 
middle of a franchise territory that extends 
east from Worcester to Weston and north to 
Burlington. I had no idea about all the uses 
for batteries. 

It would be great to hear from you 
about what is happening in your lives too. It 
is so much earlier to gather and distribute in- 
formation via email these days. Take a few 
minutes some time and let me know what's 
happening in your neck of the woods. 
During some sleuthing of my own, us today, 
I was able listen to and view an interview 
with Andy Whittemore via a mini lecture 
series on Brigham & Women's Hospital 
website. Andy, who is the Chief Medical 
Officer at Brigham Women's Hospital, can 



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be viewed discussing various aspects of com- 
plication of aneurisms via a mini-lecture se- 
ries available on-line. Fascinating. 

As for things in the Tom Tobey house- 
hold, we are fast approaching our second 
wedding in four months! This one will be 
staged on the shoulder of Mt.Tamalpais just 
north of San Francisco. My wife Karen has 
just begun her 31st year of teaching at 
Castilleja School, a private girls' school in 
Palo Alto. I am also happy to report contin- 
uing good health as I cruise into the sixties. 
Little did I ever think that the relevance of 
the old Beatle lyrics of "Will you still need 
me, will you still feed me, when I'm sixty- 
four" was just around the corner. 

Be sure to put June 8-10, 2007 on your 
calendar for our 45th reunion. This will be a 
great time to see old friends again, check out 
the changes at Governor's Academy in its re- 
named splendor. Perhaps some of you may 
get together at one of the alumni receptions 
in Washington ( DC)-September 27th; 
Chicago-October 19th; New York-October 
25th; Portland -November 2nd; and San 
Francisco- November 7th over the next few 
months. 



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Robert Mann '33 reports: "So Florida 
continues to be kind to residential realtors 
like me - with the rest of private school and 
college for now 13-year-old daughter. 
Retirement seems way in the distance! See 
Fully who just retired from A. Airlines." 
Peter Motrin says, "My daughter Becca 
starts freshman year this fall at the Maryland 
Institute College of Art. Son Matthew, 10 
years older, works in Washington, DC at the 
Capital City Redevelopment Authority, as a 
developer for the District of Columbia. I am 
still director of the Art Museum in 
Louisville. We are now planning another ex- 
pansion. Exciting times!" 



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Class of 1964 

Peter C. Thomas 

600 Warren Road, Apt. 3-2F 

Ithaca, NY 14850 



(607) 257-2370 
pct2@comell. edu 

Robert Farnum writes: "Last fall I led 
two of the four teams of volunteers from 
Yankee Gas to aid the municipal gas compa- 
nies in Mississippi restoring gas service after 
hurricane Katrina. I found that people in 
need are reluctant to accept help, but also re- 
ally appreciate the help given. We wondered 
how our trucks with 'Yankee Gas' in big let- 
ters would be received, but people were just 
thankful for the assistance. We turned off 
damaged services, replaced meters that had 
been flooded, installed new gas mains and 
turned on mains that had been disconnected 
after repairing leaks." 

Don Balser reported a six-party sum- 
mit meeting of himself, Jay Cooke, Terry 
Golden, Bruce Eraser, Bob Segal, and Bill 
Poole in August in Marion to recount GDA 
times and events since. Included in Don's re- 
port was reference to an article in Business 
Week (July 24) on John and Martha Heald's 
strategy for what might be termed the fam- 
ily geography of retirement. A must read for 
many of us! Lee Potter writes:"! have lived 
on Leigh-on-Sea, Essex for 26 years. Leigh- 
on-Sea was recently chosen by the Evening 
Standard (London) as one of the two best 
places to live in South-East England. The 
other is Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, 
where Cecil Rhodes was born." That's it! 
Yours truly continues to fuss with planetary 
things, and yes, Pluto is still best considered a 
planet. 

Tom Gregg reports: "StiU in the real 
estate business in Williamsburg, VA. Business 
is still good here, although things are getting 
back to the normal market, not 20-30 per- 
cent increases each year! Our son Chris is 
back teaching physics (can you believe that, 
I don't even know what it means!) in 
Brookline, and is a LTCDR in the Navy re- 
serve. Hopefully not to be called up. Tory, 
our daughter, is proceeding on a one-year 
fellowship in pediatric orthopedics (again, as 
Jackie Gleason would say, 'from who's loins 
do these kids come from?') in Delaware, and 
then back to work in Richmond with hus- 
band Karl. Ya'll come on down to Virginia 
and visit!" 



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65 



Class 0/1965 

Kenneth A. Linberg 

6775A Pasado Road 

Isla Vista, CA 93117-4907 

((805) 685-1868 

Unberg@lifesci . ucsb. edu 

Our first column since GDA morphed 
into The Governor's Academy (TGA??)! 

Exciting news from Jack Gregg who 
reports: "I raced my boat SPIRIT in the 
100th anniversary of the Newport-Bermuda 
Race in June. I had a great crew including 
my son and finished seventh out of 162 boats 
in our fleet. It was a fabulous race — we may 
have to try again in '08 when the biennial 
event next occurs." Congratulations, Jack — 
what a thrilling accomplishment! And 
speaking of personal triumphs, after laboring 
and studying four years part-time at the 
Westin Jesuit School of Theology in 
Cambridge, MA, Chester Parasco passed 
his thesis 'with distinction' and can now 
proudly add S.TL. after his name — his li- 
cense as a theologian of the Catholic 
Church, indirectly a license from the Pope 
himself] I've been privy to Chester's on-go- 
ing scholarship these past few years — in- 
cluding making his oral defense while his fa- 
ther was hospitalized for triple bypass sur- 
gery (a success..) - and plaudits are definite- 
ly warranted! Now he's a divinely inspired 
defender of the Greasie!! 

On a decidedly different note, Don 
Crocker added his thoughts on hearing 
news of President Tim Browne's passing: 
"Just received your note with the sad news 
about Brownie. It is always hard to accept the 
loss of someone too early in life. I was think- 
ing about [The] Governor's Academy today 
and especially about Bart Starr (always Bart 
to me after a year of being his wide receiver 
in many touch football games out behind 
The Cottage), because I was reading Bart's 
'Boomer Files' article in Newsweek... If all 
goes as currently scheduled, by the end of 
August my wife and I will have moved from 
Boston to Newburyport." Thanks for chim- 
ing in, Don and let's hope your move went 
smoothly. You'll be in a prime spot to insure 
your presence at our 2010 Reunion in 



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ass notes 




Reunioners smgmgThe Senior Song in PAC at Reunion 2006. 



Byfield! I'm glad that Don mentioned 
Mark Starr's very poignant, delightful and 
insightful retrospective in Nev^sweek, "My 
Favorite Years", documenting his 50 years of 
being a student of Sports. If you missed his 
article, it's well worth tracking down the 
August 14th issue with 

BiUy Graham on the cover, and turning to 
page 44. So nicely crafted, Mark, kudos!! 
Also a note of appreciation to Henry 
Horenstein for faithfully sending in an- 
nouncements of his photographic exhibi- 
tions around the country — most recently out 
here in Los Angeles. On-going testimonies 
to his eye and talent in imaging.... 

And greetings to all you other fellow 
Govies. How about some of your news next 
time? 




Class of 1966 

James Connolly 

P.O. Box 332 

Newburyport, MA 01950-2646 

978-465-3331 

jc. connolly@verizon.net 

Greetings to the Class of 1966. I am 
your new class secretary. My qualifications 
consist largely of having a daughter who just 
finished her sophomore year, so they knew 
where to find me. However, for those of you 
who have not visited the school in a ■while, I 
strongly urge you to do so. Not only is it a 
more civilized place than it used to be, the 
physical plant is impressive. And the 
Pescosolido Library with its windows over- 
looking the playing fields is exquisite. 



My wife Grace and I have a three-attor- 
ney law firm in Newburyport. We have 
three daughters, one at Middlebury, one at 
Florida State, and the youngest one, Camila, 
who is at GDA. For those who loSe count, 
our class celebrated our 40th reunion this 
June. As reunions often are, it was a time of 
reflection. Although our class was not largest 
in the number in attendance, we appeared to 
be the hardiest, closing down most of the ac- 
tivities in the evening. Reunion began on 
Friday with cocktails in the new French 
Student Center, and moved to the dining 
hall for the kind of great buffet that you only 
get as a student on Parents Weekend. For me 
and John Heald, who is an attorney in 
Providence, the idea of retirement is just 
something you read about, sort of like climb- 
ing Mt. Everest. But Tim Maier has actual- 
ly retired, and lives outside of San Francisco. 
He does a lot of fishing, 
mentioning marlin on light 
tackle as a particular fa- 
vorite. Tim releases them af- 
ter capture. In the tradition 
of non sibi sed aliis, he and 
his wife also act as foster 
parents. 

Our class lingered 
around the table over coffee 
as the dining hall gradually 
emptied out and the tables 
were all cleaned. Finally, 
around 11 p.m., it became 
apparent that we were being 
politely evicted. As the rest 
of us left to go to bed, Maier 
and Heald headed off^ on a 



late night reconnaissance of the campus, ap- 
parently no longer in fear of being appre- 
hended and kicked out of school. Saturday 
was a classic New England summer day, rain- 
ing so hard that the barbeque had to be 
moved inside. Ted Caldwell and his wife 
Jane had driven from New York for the 
weekend, as had Dave Oliker and his wife 
Lynn. Ted is creating specialized education 
curricula for a school district in New York. 
Dave runs MVP Health Plan and he and 
Lynn are preparing for their daughter's wed- 
ding. Dave has been interviewing bands for 
the occasion. (George and Joe Lilly, please 
take note.) Jay Keeler and his wife Regina 
flew in from Michigan, and Dana 
Woodward and his wife Ronna drove down 
from Swampscott. (I say down instead of up 
because Dana is an avid sailor and the pre- 
vailing wind blows north.) 

The evening commenced with drinks 
in the Pescosolido Library. Looking out the 
window over the campus, Tim Maier an- 
nounced that if the library had been there 
when he was a student he might actually 
have spent some time in it. Of course, Tim 
may be prone to fish stories. Dinner con- 
versation involved memories of school. Jay 
Keeler observed that each of us had pieces 
of a puzzle, but the missing members of the 
class made it difiicult to put the puzzle to- 
gether and see the whole picture. After clos- 
ing the dining hall down again, a few of us 
wondered over to the Performing Arts 
Center where there was dancing. The 
Keelers immediately started dancing, fol- 
lowed by the Olikers and the Connollys. 




Members of the Class of 1966: ( left to right) Dana 
Woodward, Jim Connolly, Tim Maier, Dave OHker, 
Jay Keeler, Ted Caldwell at Reunion 2006 



66 TJie Archon ■^ Fall 2006 




The first Oliker wedding (David, Class of 

1966) of daughter Lorin to Michael Allan 

on July 29, 2006 on Seabrook Island, SC 



As we all took to the dance floor, it was clear 
that our class had a good 30 years on the 
other classes present. Dave and Lynn 
Oliker had met Aretha Franklin somewhere 
and requested an Aretha number, which the 
DJ promptly provided. The DJ was current 
math teacher and former Morse Flag winner 
Ray Long '96, whose talents obviously ex- 
tend beyond academia. As an aside, when my 
daughter learned that Ray Long was there 
for his class reunion, she instructed her 
mother not to do anything to embarrass her. 
If she finds out her mother was on the floor 
of the Performing Arts Center dancing to 
Kanye West's Gold Digger, there is likely to 
be a chilly moment in the ConnoUy house- 
hold. That moment is for future, as is the 
next reunion in five years. 

I also heard from Larry Hilliard, who 

was not able to attend the reunion. Larry is 
married to Mary Helen and is still Public 
Relations Director for the Public 
Employees' Retirement System of 
Mississippi and looking forward to his retire- 
ment in a few years. Larry's second youngest 
(of five), Angela, graduated from high school 
this year and will be entering the Honors 
College at LSU. Larry sent along a photo of 
Angela and her two sisters at her high school 

The reunion proved to be a great time. 
The only disappointment was that more 
members of the class could not make it, but 
we will start planning early for the next one 
in five years. 



George Tower writes: "Restoring 
Victorian house near downtown San 
Diego. Doing vacation rentals in 
Coronado or Nantucket and can be con- 
tacted at bchmotel(^aol.com." 

Len Johnson and his wife Christine 
celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary 
last spring at the Dalton Club, 
Newburyport. Among those attending 
were Christine's brother, Jeffrey S. 
Molitor '71 and his wife Nancy. 



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Class of 1967 

Bennett H. Beach 

7207 Denton Road 

Bethesda, MD 20814-2335 

(301) 951-9643 

ben_beach @tws. org 



40th Class Reunion 



June 8, 9, 10, 2007 



Jeff Wood is trying to find a publisher 
for his book. "It's about a small character 
who lives in the stone wall fronting our old 
property," Jefi" explained. "He appears to me 
after a major blizzard to report that the vil- 
lage is planning to widen the road and de- 
stroy the wall. As the wall contains Saracen 
stones, ancient stones with magical proper- 
ties that the Druids worshiped, he states that 
'we' cannot allow that to happen." Jeff 's al- 
ready well into the sequel and all the writing 
is cutting into his fly-fishing. But Jeff did 
manage to get to Puerto Rico in early 2006 
for daughter Cristine's wedding. Her hus- 
band is a Marine Corps captain, and on 
Cristine's birthday, he shipped off to Iraq for 
his second tour for approximately seven 
months, in Anbar Province. Jeff still works as 
director of meetings at the American 
Institute of Chemical Engineers. This year's 
annual meeting in San Fran featured over 
700 sessions and 5200 scientific papers. More 
than 7,000 people attended. 

"I am still thrilled to be living in Byfield 
after all those years in South Florida," reports 
Ward Westhafer. He is an active member of 
Newbury's 375th Anniversary Committee 
and a Newbury Library trustee. Ward recent- 
ly joined The Sons and Daughters of the 



First Settlers of Newbury because his partner 
Barbara is a descendent. Daughter Elizabeth 
is on the dean's list at Palm Beach 
Community College, with a major in busi- 
ness finance and a minor in aviation. "Wayne 
Noel and I plan a fuU turnout of Day Boys 
for next year's reunion," Ward said. "Be 
afraid, be very afraid." 

Speaking of that crowd. Bill 
Haggerty's daughter Erin has moved to 
Nashville with her new fiance, and while the 
Music City is a long way from home, BiU is 
taking comfort in the knowledge that Red 
Sox Nation extends far into the South. 
Chuck Davis, wife Marna, and younger son 
Tyler joined five other families for an unfor- 
gettable two-week trip to South Africa in 
August. Led by the author of Kafiir Boy, who 
grew up in a shanty in Alexandra and yet 
ended up at a U.S. coUege, the group visited 
the cell that housed Nelson Mandela for 
much of his 27 years in prison. They also met 
with Nobel-prize recipient Archbishop 
Tutu. With an eye on June, Chuck wrote, "I 
am really looking forward to our reunion!!" 
Alan Rothfeld has taken up road biking as 
an excuse to tour the beaches every week- 
end, but says it isn't easy keeping up with the 
under-40, spandex-clad crowd. He has con- 
tinued to reduce clinical practice while still 
paying college tuitions. "I am doing more 
administrative things," Alan reports, "and 
have finally developed a semblance of a so- 
cial conscience — shamed into it by Dave 
Marsh, I suppose." He recently became the 
chief medical officer of a large group of non- 
profit clinics that treat uninsured patients. 
"My son William is the starting left tackle for 
Claremont McKenna CoUege, and Jeffirey is 
the center for his high school team," Alan 
says. "Don't ask me where they got it." Bill 




Remember Dan Ackroyd's 1976 SNL skit, 

Bass-O-Matic? Stanley Greenberg '67 and 

Juhe are all smiles after committing one 

terrific bass to the Bass-O-Matic 2005. 



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class notes 



Alfond's daughter Kenden recendy com- 
pleted voluntary service in Afghanistan and 
is now in the Congo. "She makes us very 
proud as parents," says Bill, "but also worries 
us a great deal." Always on the lookout for 
ideas for his architectural practice, Paul 
Hemmerich went to Newfoundland last 
summer to see the recreated Viking settle- 
ment that Leif Ericson built about 1000 
years ago and to see some "weird" geology 
on the province's western coast. While home 
in New Hampshire, the Hemmerichs had 
several visits from Barry Davidson, who 
was helping his father move into an assisted 
living unit in Manchester. 

For Jim Nevius, Houston has been 
home away from home most of the fall, 
thanks to a contract with Mustang 
Engineering. "The life of an independent 
consultant/contractor has been interesting, 
and I do not think I could go back to cor- 
porate life," Jim says. His wife, Angela, is 
teaching yoga. Hunter was co-MVP on his 
high school lacrosse team in 2005, while 
Trevor was MVP as a junior in 2006 with 
more than 40 goals and 12 assists. Jim plans 
to attend the reunion. Just back from a 
September camping trip to Maine with the 
eighth grade. Harper Follansbee wrote: 
"For some odd reason, I decided to grow my 
hair long this summer, and I am beginning to 
resemble myself in my later college years. 
Maybe it's the fact that once again we are 
fighting a w^ar that our government got us 
involved in through arrogance, disingenu- 
ousness, outright stupidity, or all of the 
above, or maybe it's just because my wife 
likes me in long hair and going for a pony- 
tail intrigues me at my age, or maybe I've just 
never managed to grow up. Teaching middle 
school can have that effect." Reid Pugh 
gave away his only daughter, Sara, September 
23 at Ingleside Plantation in Oak Grove, 
Virginia. The event was captured on video 
by Rem Clark, who was filming his 33rd 
wedding. Nobody Special was unavailable, so 
a DJ stood in. Rem's son Tyler spent the fall 
in South Africa, as an environmental volun- 
teer in schools. 

Ipswich Bottle Shop owner Russ 
Belles is easing into retirement, working 
about three days a week as he gradually turns 
over the business to his son-in-law and step- 



Athletic Hall Of Fame 



#:■ IS 



^^. 










Ray J. Huard '67 

Football, Basketball, and Baseball 

Inducted November 7, 2003 

The Governor's Academy 
Athletic Hall of Fame 



Nominate your fellow 

classmates for 

The Governor's Academy Athletic 

Hall of Fame. 

Fill out the nomination fornn 

on page 24 and send to Mike Moonves at 

The Governor's Academy, I Elm Street, Byfield, 

MA 01922 or send by fax to 978-462-1319 

Nonninaton deadline: 1/31/07 



son. Russ has been there since the mid- 
1970s, after buying out his father. Russ spent 
about half of last summer at his place in 
Meredith, on the northwestern shore of Lake 
Winnipesauke. Sid Bird, a full-time Granite 
Stater, says that things are great. His 13-year- 
old, Mike, was in Holland last summer on a 
soccer ambassador program. His wife Mary is 
still playing field hockey and competing in 
triathlons. A new racquetbaU ranking system 
has put Sid 615th out of 9,800 U.S. players. 
A business started mostly as a hobby by 
Anne-Marie Laverty in 1994, Shepherds' 
Bush Publications, has just published its 25th 
title. They are divided into three series: rail- 
road stories, Scottish Chaucerians, and John 
Burroughs. As of Labor Day, the operation 
was still in the black, with a net of $52.86. 
Those are Canadian dollars. In passing 
through Customs at Logan, watch for the 
Department of Homeland Security's Andy 
Creed. His daughter, Hannah, has earned a 
BA in media with an emphasis in photogra- 
phy and is gainfully employed in that field. 
Furthering his own education, Andy com- 
pleted a course in small engine mechanics 
and outdoor power equipment — and no 
longer expects to pay princely sums to the 
guy who used to repair his snow blower. 
Perhaps most important, extra time on the 
golf course is starting to pay off, and in 
August Andy said, "Last week, I felt that for . 
the first time in my life, I played golf." 

Gardner Sisk reports that daughter 
Sarah is applying to graduate school so that 
she can get a degree in psychology. He has 



the 40th reunion on his calendar. Bill 
Barnes had some success fishing for tuna last 
summer. He also did a bit of saihng. "The 
business is still growing," says Doug Curtis, 
who produces medical devices in Salem, 
N.H. At home in Newbury, he churns out 
vegetables and reads in the local paper about 
the heroics of Selectman Joe Story. Coming 
home from work one afternoon in July, Joe 
found a guy stealing his griU and toolbox. He 
recovered the property and, as the thief tried 
to drive off, Joe jumped in front of the car. 
For more details, call Joe at 978-9 12- 11 77 or 
sho'w up for our reunion. Rich Brayton's 
son Whit, a student at U.C. Santa Cruz, is 
working on a film project described as a 
"techno thriller" for the Sundance Film 
Festival. Son Dan is a high school junior 
who spent last summer teaching tennis and 
has a girlfriend — so is rarely sighted. 
Thankfully, Rich's design business is doing 
well enough to cover tuition bills for both, 
and he hopes to make it East for the reunion 
(but only if Ted Dix is coming). Ted ap- 
peared in the latest issue ofWilderness mag- 
azine on a page featuring people describing 
their favorite places. Ted's is the Maine coast. 

Wil Poon was back in Hong Kong last 
summer and saw Phil Kan '6 5. Wil is going 
to try to get East for the reunion. Ray 
Huard's oldest son, Jon, got married in 
November, and Spencer expects to do the 
same in 2007. Both joined their father for his 
35th Princeton reunion. Ray's company is 
installing Fieldturf virtually everywhere, it 
seems, including in Harvard Stadium. As of 



68 TheArchon <^- FaU 2006 



press time, Bill Dougherty was expecting 
his second granddaughter. In May, his 
youngest child, Andrew, was married to a 
Londoner. Bill is stiU a JP Morgan VP in 
Rochester and does some bike riding to 
work off the local blueberry and peach pies. 
Jeff Forte was in Boston last summer to see 
the Red Sox before their collapse. Rem 
Clark reports that Jeff is so well preserved 
that "he could be a model for AARP." 
Tanner Austin is grandson number five for 
Jeff Harris, whose consulting business has 
been picking up steam. He spent a day in 
Maine over the summer and had "one of 
those surreal days wherein I caught and re- 
leased about 20 salmon." In the "getting old" 
column, Jeff reports that he managed only 
four rounds of golf last summer due to 
shoulder ailments but that recovery has pro- 
gressed to the point that the last outing was 
pain-free. 



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Class of 1968 

Daniel C. Look 

3287 Wlntfield Drive 

Marietta, GA 30062-1285 

(770) 977-3135 

dcl@dm-resources. com 

Jim Rudolph was recently elected 
Chairman of the Anti-Defamation League's 
(ADL) New England Regional Board. ADL 
is one of the nation's premier civil rights/hu- 
man relations organizations. It fights racism, 
hatred and all forms of bigotry through pro- 
grams and services. ADL has 32 offices 
worldwide. Jim is also a member of the ADL 
National Executive Committee. 

Chris Page says, "My daughter, Sarah, 
was married to a great guy. Bill Olson, last 
Labor Day weekend (2005). It was a won- 
derful celebration. They live nearby us in 
Beverly. Hope to report soon that the first 
grandchild is on the way." 

Carl Berntsen keeps me informed that 
he is a paralegal legal assistant and enjoys 
running while enjoying life in Rye, New 
York. Rick Kaye-Schiess writes that when 
he called GDA to ask which Governor the 
new school name honored, the first response 
apparendy was "I don't know." Then, after a 



thoughtful pause, "I think it was William 
Dummer." He, however, was a lieutenant 
governor. Rick states that as the past recedes 
with memory, he remains a graduate of 
Governor Dummer Academy. Ned 

Bennett informs me that he is still married 
after 34 years. He is still fishing on Cape 
Cod with his oldest son, has three married 
children and 1-1/4 (you figure it) grandchil- 
dren in Virginia. He has met Hal Levine's 
daughter who is "a breath of fresh air, very 
bright and self-confident" who does not 
mind talking to adults. Hal should be proud. 
Harry Kangis has taken two of his grand- 
children on a Williams College organized 
trip to the Galapagos Islands last August. He 
enjoyed it. 

Art Veasey writes that aU is well in the 
Veasey household. Daughter Helen will be a 
senior at Proctor Academy this year. They 
took a father-daughter college road-trip to 
the Maryland- Virginia area last April and it 
was a terrific experience for him to observe 
the college admissions process. It seems 
much more strategic from both sides than in 
1968 and very informative. His son Bobby is 
a freshman also at Proctor so he and Susan 
will be doing a lot of driving up Route 93 
to Andover, NH for athletic events and oth- 
er Proctor activities. Jim Rudolph invited 
him. Tommy Jacobs, Marc Tucker, Jay 
Worthen, Steve Robinson and C.F. Spang 
to a Red Sox game in June. "We dined in the 
State Street Pavillion at Fenway and saw a 
great game against the Nationals in Jim's ex- 
cellent sky-box seats. A great evening and 
great fun for all of us to be together again." 

This from Stephen B. Murphy - not to 

be confused with Stephen M. Murphy. "My 
note is the class news version of a talk show's 
often heard 'first-time caller, long-time lis- 
tener'. Well, here we go. I reside in northern 
Virginia, just to the west of Washington DC 
where I have been for 30 years plus now. I 
am the fortunate husband of a marvelous 
wife, Noel, and the father of two wondrous 
young women, Caitlin (20) and Corey (18). 
Caitlin will begin her second year at the 
Oberlin Conservatory of Music - she is a vi- 
oHst, and Corey is building a career in cine- 
matography with a decided flair for film ed- 
iting. I am currently director of inside sales 
for a technology firm specializing in infor- 



mational asset security, compliance and reg- 
ulatory requirements such as SOX, GLBA, 
PCI and the like. Over the past several years 
I have led a few sales organizations, all tech- 
nology related, and have enjoyed every mo- 
ment of it. I hope to have the good fortune 
to continue in this line of work for years to 
come... and I had better with two kids work- 
ing in the arts. I've not been back to GDA 
but twice - the first was our 15th reunion 
and the second was in the fall of 1985 when 
Noel and I were wed in Moseley 
Chapel.. .GDA has been the start of many a 
good thing in my life. I look forward to at- 
tending our 40th reunion (Good God!) and 
hope to see many of the Class of '68. I am 
grateful for the work you have done in keep- 
ing the class informed over the 
years... Though a very, very infrequent con- 
tributor I am nonetheless a dedicated reader 
of the class news. How I enjoy reading those 
familiar names, hearing about their lives and 
remembering all of us as such young men. 
Thank you very much for your dedication to 
these updates." 

From Will Black: "I have two things to 
say at this point: firstly, as far as the new name 
for the school, I think we should all just let 
the issue rest, and accept this. Even though 
I had an aversion to it in the beginning, I 
think that 'The Governor's Academy' is just 
about as fitting as any new name could be. 
Also, I'm enjoying working with Ted Brooks 
reviving some of the songs we heard on the 
radio during the dorm years.. .1966-1968. 
The nostalgia is very apparent when I listen 
and connect. It was for sure an innocent time 
in aU of our lives." 

I have had quite the summer. My 
daughter got married in July during the only 
three days in Georgia for June, July and half 
of August where the temperature was below 
90°. We had all of our families in for the 
wedding and had a wonderful time. I am in 
the process of opening a restaurant in the 
town of Canton, Georgia. Its website is 
www.EthanPatricks.com. It keeps us busy 
and it is a great deal of fun. The guest room 
is still available and now we can even feed 
you better. Keep in touch. 



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class notes 




Peter Bragdon holding a brook trout 
last September in Maine. 



Josh Miner '69 casting into a beckoning pool. 




Class of 1969 

Jeffrey L. Gordon 

Slocum, Gordon & Co. 

39 Mill Street 

Newport, RI 02840-3016 

(401) 849-5893 

JLGORDONl@aol.com 

I had an email from Wil Durham re- 
cently who is still living and working in 
Casper, WY. He is starting his 34th year at 
Hilltop National Bank in Casper where he 
has worked since getting his MBA from 
Wharton. Wil and his wife Vikki have three 
children who are rolling through the college 
years. He writes that he spends his spare time 
improving his golf game which he perfects 
on an annual winter golf trip to Palm 
Springs. (It is reassuring to know that Wil's 
nickname "Casper" stiU fits.) 

Tim Termey writes that he saw Peter 
Borneman skiing last February in Vail and 
then went hiking with him in Big Sur, CA. 
Tim says, "It was obvious that we left some 
of our knee cartilage on the playing fields of 
Byfield." Ralf O'Leary took some of his 
money on the golf course recently in 
Hyannisport. As Tim says, if Ralf had played 
golf instead of lacrosse, there is no telling 
where he would be today. 

Jim Bayley was just promoted to full 
Colonel in the Army National Guard. His 
older son just finished his first year at 
Harvard and rowed on the freshman crew 
which finished fifth nationally. His other son, 
Ben, is captain of the cross country team at 
Groton. 



Jon Williams is living and working 
near Boulder, Colorado where he finds time 
for skiing and water-skiing. His wife, Mary, 
has a successful art gallery in Boulder, often 
traveling the West to museums and art 
shows. His step-daughter, Rosie Wirth, 
works for Johnson & Johnson after an early 
career with Coors.Jon sent in an interesting 
footnote. His father, D. Norton Williams, 
passed away in July. He had actually inter- 
viewed at GDA for the Latin teacher's posi- 
tion the year that Buster was hired, and sub- 
sequently went on to a career in business. 
Having taken early retirement in the mid 
1970s, he was offered a position part time for 
one semester at Choate where he ultimately 
stayed for 15 years, retiring again at 73. He 
was a friend of John Witherspoon and a big 
believer in independent education. He 
helped found the Independent Day School 
in Middlefield, CT Jon writes that "his dad 
loved visits to our lake house from me and 
my classmates at GDA, primarily from my 
'first class' of 1968. His near miss with Old 
Guardhood was a blessing to me and my sib- 
lings, as he would probably not have met my 
mother had he taken the job at GDA!" 

I had a call from Dave McDougall re- 
cently. He and his wife live in Peabody, MA, 
actually not far from where I grew up before 
going off^ to boarding school, at which point 
I became a New Yorker. It was great recol- 
lecting with Dave those days when Joe 
Lilly's band was the highlight of the mixers 
we had with various girls' schools. I think 
Dave was the equipment manager for a' 
while. I somehow recall a gig that Joe's band, 
StiU at Large, had at Dana HaD for a mixer 
with some other boys' school. The dance was 
in a small room that the girls had decorated 




Peter Bragdon, Jeflf Gordon '69, and Josh 
Miner '69 on a recent fishing trip to King 

& Bartlett in Maine 



with aluminum foil lining the walls. Our 
volume was never modest, but the vibrating 
walls were enough for Mrs. Taylor, the 
Headmistress, to request and then order us to 
turn down the volume on multiple occa- 
sions. Finally, not having been satisfied that 
we heard her request, she asked the band to 
leave. (Our first legitimate job, and we were 
fired!) All I remember about what happened 
next was that we members of the band were 
driven by Joe's parents' driver, Mr. McGrath, 
into Boston for the weekend, but we left the 
equipment in the good hands of Dave 
McDougall. Not sure if we ever properly 
thanked you, Dave. 



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Class of 1970 
Need Secretary 



Bob Jaffe reports: "Had a very busy 
season: Played Andrew Vandershaft in Major 
Barbara at LaMama E.T.C. in NYC, Teresias 
in The Bacchae at Brandeis University (as a 
guest artist), Count vonStrack in Amadeus at 
the Berkshire Theatre Festival. On TV, ap- 
pearing as Charlie Gueno in Episode 10 of 
Brotherhood on Showtime. In film appearing 
as the University Professor in Disney's 
Underdog (next summer). Daughter Erica 
working in NYC and son Max graduates 
Skidmore this year. Celebrated 27th anniver- 
sary of marriage to JiU this year." 

Randy Whitney says, "I speak for all 
Whitneys and thank the Academy for hon- 
oring my father, John Whitney '44, with a 
diploma this past Memorial Day. This ges- 
ture cements a long relationship with GDA 
- Catherine '01 and Alex '05. We are all 
very proud." Terry Nolan says, "Still em- 
ployed by Georgia Institute ofTech as Senior 
IS auditor. Both sons Qe and Le) are serving 
in Iraq. Had to give up travel plans this year 
due to family iUness/hospitalization of both 
parents. I guess I'm in that journey of life 
where caregiving is more important than ca- 
reer." 



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Class of 1971 

James S. Fleming 

9 Red Coat Lane 

Redding, CT 06896 

(203) 938-7922 

jfleming@sntg.com 

David Lampert 

8 Old Neck Road 

Manchester, MA 01944 

(978) 526-1167 

dljrssus@aol.com 



Dear Classmates: 

Peace be unto you my good brethren. 

As your new class secretary, the first 
thing I would like to say is "thank you" to 
Mario Rivera (the Hawk!) for all his work 
these past years. Thanks, Mario. Hope we get 
to see you soon. Now it is your turn to send 
in those little post cards with your personal 



update. I hope I can do as good a job as you 
and Barry BurUngham have done over the 
years. 

A small group of us got together on a 
rainy day in June for our 35th reunion. I 
sent a photo to you all made from Andrew 
Nelson's cell phone camera. In the photo 
you saw Peter Alfond, Stephen Connelly, 
John dayman, Andrew Nelson, Barry 
Burlingham, Will Phippen and me. We 
had lunch together and were given a tour of 
the campus by John Clayman, who knows 
the campus very well since his two daugh- 
ters, Annie, '08 and EUie, '10, attend the 
Academy now. After we all said goodbye in 
the rain, we stood around for a little while 
until "Monsieur Jean Clement" suggested 
we go over to a nearby restaurant in 
Newburyport, which we did, some for a 
beer, some for a coffee, and continued yap- 
ping for another hour or so. Afterwards, 
Andrew Nelson wrote: "I really enjoyed see- 
ing my old classmates. Stephen Connelly's 
daughter, Vanessa, should get a prize for go- 
ing down nostalgia lane. Will Phippen 
wrote: "It was good seeing everybody at the 
reunion and to reconnect even for a short 
time." 

Chip McClure writes that he and his 
wife Sarah are now empty nesters with both 
children at Cornell. Chip lives in Bloomfield 
Hills, Michigan and is president and CEO of 
ArvinMeritor, an eight billion dollar auto- 
motive and commercial vehicle supplier. He 
travels a lot and runs and works out several 
times a week, with an occasional golf game. 
He does not get back to the Newburyport 
area much since he has no family in the state. 
Mark Eraser has been working for a 
European media company called Reed 
Elsevier, and recently took over responsibili- 
ty for 10 magazines that the company 
launched in China as part of a joint venture. 
Mark divides his time fairly evenly between 
China and New York. He writes:"! am used 
to the long flights and the jet lag; I'm enjoy- 
ing my work and appreciate the opportuni- 
ty. I stiU live in Larchmont, NY with wife 
(Gracen), son (Nick) and daughter (Emily), 
and I've become an avid sailor in middle age. 
My best to everyone in our class." Dave 
Lampert writes: "I am in Norway where I 
work about twice a month, running a com- 
pany called Swix (sports marketing). I do ex- 
pect that the unusually long commute will 
become less often after this autumn. My son 




Class of 1971 at 
Reunion '06 



Thomas is a jun- 
ior at The 
Governor's 
Academy and he 
really likes it. He 
is captain of the 
Golf Team. I do 
get back to the 
school often as a 
result of him be- 
ing there. An 
older son, 

Henrik, is at The University of Denver. Look 
forward to catch up with you at some point 
during the year." Mike Mulligan writes: 
"Please give my best to aU of our classmates- 
- and tell them they are welcome to come 
visit me here in Ojai, CA or Jackson Hole, 
WY in the summer. This will be my 20th 
year atThacher and 15th as Head of School. 
I took over as the Chair of The Association 
of Boarding Schools last year. I would like to 
share with my classmates that in my opinion 
the name change will in the LONG RUN 
serve GDA's interests. Teens have much more 
sway over picking schools than ever before; 
'Dummer' just does not work for them, 
whether we like that notion or not. It is a 
great school and deserves the best." 

Cricket Littlefield writes: "Work keeps 
me hopping. I've got one daughter at 
Skidmore (must be one of the most expen- 
sive schools around) and one in kinder- 
garten. Quite a spread (two different mar- 
riages) For most of the last 30 years, I've 
been living on Martha's Vineyard. Presently 
building custom houses or renovating them, 
occasionally designing them and all too in- 
frequently creating art work/sculpture." 
Finally Russ Ethridge writes: "Life here is 
good. Lawyers like me can make a living 
when there is industrial turmoil like there is 
now in the domestic auto industry. When 
there are fights over money and power, you 
can be sure the American way is to have your 
warrior beat the bejesus out of the other 
guy's, aU at our regular hourly rates. The way 
I see it, it is better than hand to hand com- 
bat or, in Detroit at least, small arms combat. 
I'm still the part time judge in Grosse Pointe. 
We had our first murder in 60 years. It was 
classic Grosse Pointe: a hit man hired by the 
ne'er-do-well son of a rich widow to take 
out the widow's bookkeeper who was trying 
to convince the widow to cut him off. 
Family is good. My lovely wife is still doing 



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s s notes 




the high risk Ob doctor thing, dehvering lots 
of babies into poverty and others into subur- 
ban luxury. Son WiU is apparently attending 
classes as a sophomore at the College of 
Charleston but every time I call he's surfing 
so who knows if I'm being scammed for the 
money. My daughters Meryl (soon to be 16) 
and Madison (soon to be 13) play soccer aU 
over the US of A which explains why they 
have respectable frequent flier accounts and 
why I have 130,000 miles on my three-year- 
old vehicle. I sail several times a week and ski 
and surf when I can get to those venues. (We 
have a beach house near Seaside/Destin 
Florida). No big bad life events other than 
the usual we all face from time to time. Keep 
me posted. AU the best to everyone." 

This name change is a small thing, but 
stiU significant. That's aU the news for now as 
I did not have much notice that I would be 
your new class secretary. I hope to be in 
contact with you by email and phone to get 
more news. 



Class of 1972 

Geoffrey A. Durham 

504 Roosevelt Drive 

Ubertyville, IL 60048-3120 

(847) 549-8407 



35th Class Reunion 

June 8, 9, 10, 2007 



geoff.durham@shcglohal.net 

Chris Swenson writes that he spent 
another gorgeous summer in Seattle. He just 
put his daughter on the plane to college. She 
is off to Harvard! He adds those genes must 
skip a generation. Chris is teaching a new 
class on Improvisation at the Seattle 
University this fall. He is still touring his 
solo show Human Jazz in the U.S. and 
Canada. Michael Driscoll has launched a 
new trade show called the HD World 
Conference and Exposition, this November 
29 and 30 at the Javits Convention Center. 
Dan Rather and David HiU are expected to 
be the keynote speakers. In his spare time, 
Mike formed a band named "Mass 
Distraction" which plays classic rock covers 
including the Allman Brothers, Grateful 



Dead, Rolling Stones, country and rock. 
Tunk Hosmer took a visit to GDA in July. 
It was his first visit since 1972. What a nice 
place to go to school. He's wondering if he 
goes back to school, will he still have to take 
a foreign language. Dicken Crane says hi to 
all our classmates. He is sorry to see the 
school change the name. He feels when we 
went to Governor Dummer it was fuU of in- 
dividual kids with enough strength of char- 
acter that they could tell people they went to 
Governor Dummer. He is afraid it has be- 
come a school sought by people looking for 
a mold with an acceptable name to produce 
an acceptable student. This is not the people 
with whom he went to school and does not 
see them as his class mates. 

Robert Murphy writes that he got my 
note and realized neither I nor the school 
has his updated information He has moved 
and his new address is 8 MiUpond, North 
Andover, MA 01845. Kids are both in col- 
lege; he's changed from the banking world to 
a credit union doing the same type of work 
but with a less high-pressured atmosphere 
and is getting married in a couple of days. 
(This was sent 9/6). His other contact in- 
formation is below. Bob Murphy, AVP, 
Merrimack Valley Federal Credit Union, 
rmurphy@merrimackvalleyfcu.org, 1-800- 
356-0067. Phil Zenner says, "My wife 
Cynthia and I are enjoying trips three times 
a year that are partly for vacation, and partly 
for scouting for a retirement location. I'm 
20 lbs down and 85 to go in getting Weight 
Watcher's support in a permanent lifestyle 
change to support an 'ideal' weight. I am 
Director ofTraining Services for Servigistics, 
a Strategic Service Management company 
providing software and services to the after- 
market divisions of enterprises like Dell, 
RoUs Royce, and General Motors as they 
seek to improve their product support serv- 
ices. In my spare time, I am enrollment 
manager for a men's organization consisting 
of teams of men who meet weekly and are 
committed to each other, their families, the 
men in their lives and their communities. 
Altogether, life is busy and rich!" 

George G. Freimarck wrote that he 
would be rowing in the Head of the Charles, 
on Saturday, Oct. 21, in the Men's Masters 
Double. "I've frankly lost count how many 
Head of the Charles I've raced in since col- 
lege." Wife Gratia was in the Women's 
Master 8, also on Saturday. "Dinner at the 



More Photographs! 

Send in your photographs 

and classnotes to 

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East Coast Grill, Cambridge to follow; 
Bombay Sapphire Teenie and Snapper a per- 
fect end to great day of racing. Speaking of 
The Governor's new look, on the website, 
where's 'Moon over Byfield'? I miss the 
Moon man. He has more allusions than 
Joyce and Dylan combined. Bring him 
back. All the best to Jim Whitmore, whose 
note I saw inThe Archon, and the rest of '72. 
Reunion next year?" 

As for me, Geoff Durham, I retired 
from Allstate three weeks short of my thirty- 
year anniversary on May 31, 2006. I have 
very much enjoyed the summer off. My 
daughter Andrea went off to college this fall 
so we are now empty nesters, too. My wife 
Jana still spends her time volunteering for 
the Girl Scouts. I still volunteer in the ER 
at the local hospital once a week. It is quite 
interesting to be behind the scenes in the 
ER. My parents now live in Barrington, II, 
so I see them a lot and help them out. Our 
35th reunion is next year so mark your cal- 
endars for a return visit. 




Class of 1973 
Need Secretary 

Ian Chisholm missed the last Archon 
but writes: "I'm going on a Wild Boar hunt 
in Tennessee, April 6-10. These are Russian 
Boars that weigh up to 500 pounds and 
are ill-tempered. They have the second 
worst bite of any mammal on the 
planet (after the killer whale) and can run 30 
MPH and turn on a dime. I've elected 
to hunt from a tree stand to improve 
my odds of surviving this trip." Adolf 
HaffenrefFer says, "After 33 years in the 
trucking and excavating business, my wife 
Lisa and I are slowly getting into the real es- \ 
tate world (a few years late, I'm afraid). We j 
both are licensed agents at Little Compton i 
Real Estate and enjoying our new careers." 
Lois Greenbaum says, "Living in southern 
CA, spent some time working in film indus- 



72 TheArcho 



FaU 2006 



try but now work as editor of a community 
newspaper and have my own column. 
Middle age spinster with requisite cat and 
Chihuahua. StiU love gabbing, and the occa- 
sional martini. Can be reached at aun- 
tielo@yahoo.com." 




Class of 1974 

Pamela Jo McElroy Toner 

223 Riverside Drive 

Fairfield, CT 06824 

(203) 254-2371 

ptoner@optonline. net 

Steve James rowed a double in the 
Head of the Charles Regatta in Cambridge, 
Mass. Steve was introduced to rowing a few 
years ago and attended the same rowing 
camp in Vermont with Deb Pope to begin 
his rowing career. Alexander M. Andrews 
says, "I am now 50, I am still living in 
Columbus, Ohio, in charge of my la^v firm's 
office here. Our son, Alex Jr., is at Carnegie 
Mellon and our daughter, Ariel (the aspiring 
singer-songwriter - www.arielandrewsmu- 
sic.com), hopes to graduate high school in 
June - a year early." 



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Class of 1975 

Pamela D. Pandapas 

202 Central Street 

Rockland, MA 02370 

pamrohfme@msn.com 

Lisa Johnson writes that her hfe is 
wonderfully hectic with her family and ex- 
tended family. Her 50th birthday is quickly 
approaching but she doesn't expect to slow 
down any. At least she hopes she won't as she 
would never get to everything that is to be 
done. John Harrington is enjoying retire- 
ment with wife Janette and son Justin. Justin, 
their adopted son from Korea, is six years old 
and in first grade, enjoys Tae Kwan Do, and 
is a most welcomed member of the family. 
Janette is active playing racquetball, creating 
greeting cards and keeping John busy. In ad- 
dition to doing those things Janette asks of 
John, he is back into the bicycle racing. He 
says he has faced the fact that at 49 he is just 
a little slower than the 22-year-olds! 
Stephanie Farrar is staying busy working 
on their Victorian home. She also has 



achieved a great deal of success with her 
gourmet doggie cookie and cat nip business. 
Steph also is active in local civics and enjoys 
entertaining her many friends on her won- 
derfully accommodating wrap-around 
porch. 

Mike Sapuppo spent six months last 
year working for a local non-profit housing 
developer. He said that this was just long 
enough to qualify for health insurance ben- 
efits and fund the maximum 2005 and 2006 
contributions to a 403b retirement plan! 
However, Mike got bored pretty quickly. He 
vows to only pursue jobs in the private, for- 
profit sector in the future. This out of the 
mouth of this self-professed "hard core capi- 
talist"! After his six-month stint, he managed 
to spend a week in March snowboarding 
with friends at Snowbird. Then there was a 
week on Kauai in April, another week in a 
Sequoia National Forest family camp in 
June, and yet another week in July on 
Mission Bay in San Diego while his daugh- 
ter attended camp at Sea World. Whew! And 
if that isn't enough, the family hoped to 
spend a week at Lake Tahoe before school 
started in late August. Mike also coached the 
girls' Softball team last spring and took his 
daughter to see the Red Sox win over the 
Oakland Athletics in late July where she 
managed to get Jon Papalbon's autograph on 
a sign that read "Hurt the ball. Red Sox". 
And Mike had his work cut out for him try- 
ing to keep her from 'baiting' the Oakland 
fans! A chip off the old block!!! 

Jim O'Donnell is busy as his daughter 
is now in her senior year and embarking on 
the college search. They have taken a trip 
with many stops but no favorites yet. Jim's 
son is immersed in sports which means they 
spent the summer traveling around to vari- 
ous baseball tournaments. While Jim says al- 
though he hasn't made the most of reunions 
due to conflicts, he has fond memories of his 
time at GDA. Maybe Jim will make it to the 
35th! Mike Ponce says there's nothing new! 
However, he reports that his girls are grow- 
ing up fast. Annie is nine and Lindsay is 
three. Mike turned 50 years old this year and 
has realized that he'll be paying tuition until 
he's 70! Peter Richardson reports that af- 
ter 22 years with Keybank, he joined RM 
Davis in May. This is a Portland-based inde- 
pendent investment advisory firm where he 



is now the VP-Portfolio Manager. 
Congratulations on that, Peter. And as an 
added bit of fate, among the many capable 
managers at the firm is Brian Noyes from the 
Class of 1976. They are in offices right next 
to each other! Peter's oldest son, Bennett, 
graduated from Colgate University last 
spring and is now working in Washington, 
DC for GMA/IB, a political consulting firm. 
And other than all that, things are great in 
Cape Elizabeth, Maine. And Joel Narva, 
Peter has asked about you. 

Steve Dunfey said he thought it about 
time he responded to one of these requests 
for notes! Thanks, Steve! He reports that at 
the time he responded he happened to run 
into Ed Gage on the streets of Portsmouth. 
They spent the afternoon catching up on lo- 
cal politics, goings-on, and all things GDA. 
Steve is currently booking entertainment for 
a local agency that specializes in weddings, 
corporate events, fairs, and festivals. He has 
also been free-lance writing for the past 15 
years, occasionally for Modern Drummer 
Magazine, although he no longer plays the 
drums. He also writes about local non-prof- 
it and arts organizations as well as profiles of 
community leaders for various New 
Hampshire publications. He is still involved 
in politics but reserves most of his spare time 
to serve on the board of directors of the 
Seacoast Mental Health Center and for ac- 
tivities in the arts community where he just 
completed two terms on the board of the 
New Hampshire Art Association. Upon his 
mother's death in 1998, he established the 
Joan Dunfey Annual Art Competition which 
honors her commitment to the arts. This 
competition is held every October at the 
Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery in 
Portsmouth. This is a juried competition 
with financial awards to the top three artists 
and is open to all. Anyone visiting the sea- 
coast is welcomed to contact Steve at scdun- 
fey@comcast.net. 



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and classnotes to 

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class notes 




And, as for your class secretary, I have 
spent the last several months working on the 
house designing and supervising the addition 
of a "farmer's porch". We also had the house 
and garden shed painted which turned out 
to be a huge task. The bad weather was a 
hindrance to timely completion. I have been 
gardening a lot and generally taking care of 
all the attendant chores of home ownership! 
I have stayed away from tax law... one might 
say I have retired from my practice! Rob is 
so busy (still on a tax season schedule and 
coming into another), we haven't had time 
to travel much. We do, however, hope to get 
to Las Vegas to see a couple of Cirque du 
Soleil shows as well as all the other amusing 
sights in sin city! 

So classmates, that is it for this edition of 
The Archon. Thank you to those who wrote 
in. And to those who didn't, please try to 
write for the next time. 



Class of 1976 

Carol Ann Goldberg- Ay din 

301 East 94th Street, 24B 

NewYork, NY 10128-4722 

(212) 410-1781 

caaydin@aol.com 



Class of 1977 

Carolyn L. Nissi 

102 Haseltine Street 

Bradford, MA 01835 

(978) 372-0722 

cnissi(a)msn.com 



30th Class Reunion 

June 8, 9, 10, 2007 



Joey Pietrafesa just figured out that his 
daughter is graduating from high school the 
week BEFOFLE the 30th... so he will be 
there. In August he met up with Tracie and 
Vicki at a Marriott. They took over the bar 
and had laughs until the wee hours of the 
morning. He says the Commercial Real 
Estate business is great, he is traveHng a lot 
and getting ready to send daughter #2 off to 
college! Doug Cawley writes from San 
Francisco, CA, where he lives with his wife 




Laurian and their two-year-old son, Dregen. 
He and his wife own a picture framing store, 
Fastframe #230 (www.fastframe.com). 
Doug is in a punkrock band, www.the- 
grannies.com. They have been together for 
seven years, have toured Europe and have put 
out four CDs. He also runs a small 
independent record label, www.wondertak- 
er.com. 

David Hershey is running his own 
construction/painting company with jobs all 
over Texas and the east. He recently moved 
from Buffalo, NewYork, to his own home in 
Spring Hill, Florida. Kate Tewksbury 
writes that there is not much new down in 
the Baltimore area. Her son Taylor (14) has 
just begun high school, and MacKenzie (11) 
has just begun middle school. Taylor is play- 
ing football, and MacKenzie is a cheerleader. 
"Who ever thought I would have a daughter 
who cheerleads?" 

Joey has offered to help with reunion. . . 
Thank you, Joey! Anyone else out there 
who would like to help? It would be great 
to have as many of us as possible back on 
campus next June. Being on campus as 
much as I am, I can say that all of you will be 
impressed with not only the physical im- 
provements, but the academic as well. 

If you would like to help with the re- 
union, please email me at cnissi(^msn.com. 
Thanks, all. See you in June! 



~W~ ^"' 



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Class of 1978 
Need Secretary 



Peter Hey writes: "This has been a full 
year for us. In June, Cathy arid I celebrated 
our 25th wedding anniversary. On July 1, 
2006, we moved to Concord, NH where I 
have been appointed the Sr. Pastor ofWesley 
United Methodist Church. Since I grew up 
just down the Hooksett, I am exploring 
Thomas Wolfe thesis and the possibility of 
'coming home'. Serving a larger church is 
letting me grow professionally and I am en- 
joying the experience. In August, we took 
our son Joshua to Philadelphia. He is begin- 
ning his first semester at the University of 
the Arts. I hope that all is well at the 
Academy and that I can watch the Govs take 
on St. Paul's every now and then." 

Drew Jones reports: "I live in Boston 
with my wife Betsy and daughter Tasha (7). 



I have a design and engineering consultancy 
in Cambridge called Manta. See our work at 
mantadesign.com. I am currently in the ear- 
ly stages of starting a second company to de- 
velop a pulmonary drug deHvery device. 
Squash, cycling and surfing keep me some- 
what fit. Life is good." Curt Fox reports: 
"I am living in Philadelphia, PA, running 
Nucero Electrical Construction. Daughter 
Christine a senior at American University. 
Enjoying my two Harley Davidsons, the 
Road King in Pa, and have the Road Glide 
in Venice, FL. Have been busy with city 
school and lighting contracts this summer. 
Am a management trustee on local pension 
committee. Will be in Boston 10/7 for na- 
tional elect contractor convention. My best 



to all." 




Class of 1979 

Troy A . Dagres 

6 Henderson Circle 

Newburyport, MA 01950-3406 

(978) 465-6672 

troy dagres @aol. com 

First and foremost, I'U begin with me, 
because I can. On Monday, Sept. 11th, my 
wife Stephanie and I had the pleasure of tak- 
ing the inaugural drive, all seven-and-a-half 
miles of it, to the Academy for the first day 
of classes for our son Andrew. So far he loves 
everything about it. I'm just waiting for the 
first day he comes home ranting and raving 
about how much homework he has and de- 
manding I speak in iambic pentameter. He 
has the dubious distinction of being in the 
first class with the new name. Interestingly, in 
his first week, he met a new student from 
Mississippi. That brings me back to when I 
also met a new student from Mississippi my 
first week. Cedric, where are you? 

The campus looks great. We were told 
there would quite a bit of construction in 
the next year as they are building a new 
hockey rink, new dorm and an artificial turf 
athletic field. Andrew and I had the honor 
of joining Henry Rosen in his suite at the 
BankNorth Garden for Summer Slam, the 
Pro Wrestling extravaganza. Hulkamania is 
alive and well. Since H was a cross country 
star and my son is just beginning the sport, 
maybe he can teach my son some of the ma- 
neuvers used by the likes of big name 
wrestlers John Cena and Hulk Hogan. These 
moves could be quite effective to gain a 
competitive edge while running in the 



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Andrew Dagres '10 with his dad, 
Troy '79 in front of Frost during the first 

week of classes 

woods out of the officials' view. And by the 
way, Abu is his coach. 

Lisa Law is still being a devoted fan of 
Aerosmith throughout the Mid-Atlantic and 
Southern states. Some states call it stalking. 
Actually Lisa knows Steven Tyler so no 
charges have been filed. Last year she made 
him cookies and he left her a voicemail to 
thank her. You go, girl. Andy Linn's daugh- 
ter Olivia is eight and a cheerleader and fig- 
ure skater, while four-year-old Landon is a 
star soccer player (football to come later). 
Andy has also filed a patent with the US 
Patent office which he hopes will pay off. 
Also, Andy is saddened that his record in the 
4x100 relay was broken this past spring. He 
should be proud that it did take 26 years to 
break it. Andy has asked that the runners be 
tested for performance enhancing drugs. I'U 
keep you posted if the new record holders 
will be stripped of their crown. Andy has of- 
fered to supply the turpentine to remove the 
new names from the board in the gym. 
Randy Tye O'Brien's daughter Molly start- 
ed seventh grade at Thayer. She said it was 
strange seeing the name Governor's 
Academy on the sports schedule. Son Conor 
is 10 and starting QB on the football team. 
She and husband Bill have been married for 
15 years. 

Brad Cavanaugh is back from a trip to 
Poland and Sweden. He is looking forward 
to the upcoming America's Cup season and 
his son Aleksander is starting to quack (that's 
what Brad says; actually he's just beginning 
to talk). Maybe while in Poland he found 
out who stole the kishka, a mystery that has 




Julia L. DufF '80 

Field Hockey and lacros 

Inducted November 11, 2005 

The Governor's Academy 
Athletic Hall of Fame 



Nominate your fellow 

classmates for 

The Governor's Academy Athletic 

Hall of Fame. 

Fill out the nomination form 

on page 24 and send to Mike Moonves at 

The Governor's Academy, I Elm Street, Byfield, 

MA 01922 or send by fax to 978-462-1319 

Nominaton deadline: 1/31/07 



been haunting John Perlowski since our 
Stern-like radio show on the Academy air- 
waves. Some of you may remember our sig- 
nature song was the polka, "Who stole the 
kishka?". Wow, I guess driving back to cam- 
pus did jar some strange memories. John, 
wife Jane and son Joey live in Stratham, NH 
and John is now a big wig at Arbella 
Insurance. Or so he "claims"... get it; insur- 
ance, claims, work with me here. Russ 
Evans writes that he is still living in Mt. 
Vernon, ME and works out of his home as 
software engineer. His son McKean is a sen- 
ior at University of Maine and daughter 
Elizabeth is a senior in high school. He and 
wife Beth are looking forward to celebrating 
their 25th wedding anniversary in 2008. 

Well, that's all the news I have for now. 
Hopefully I'll have more to report for the 
winter issue. 




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Class of 1980 

Lynne E. Durland 

114 West Road 

Londonderry, NH 03053-3141 

(603) 421-0940 

kblfem@adelphia.net 

From me, Lynne: House is on the mar- 
ket! And the hunt is on! Wedding bells in 
the future? 



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Class of 1981 

Jennifer Graf- Steward 

715 Main Street 

Boxford,MA 01921-1118 

(978) 352-7694 

jgsteward@jcomcast. net 



Jenny Steward '81 and her 
father, Frank Graf '56 



Class of 1982 

Nancy Lord Wickwire 

378 Smith Road 

Bedford, NH 03110-6201 

(603) 472-8993 

anwick(^omcast. net 

Chapman Mayo reports: "I was in 
Australia in July for business and I arranged 
to come home via Thailand to visit James 
Horatanachai '81. Peter Laventis '81, 
Tom Johnson '81 and I went to Thailand 
during the summer of 1981 for about six 



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weeks and stayed with James' family. It was 
a great experience for three American 
teenagers. This summer was the 25th an- 
niversary of that trip and it worked out nice- 
ly for me to be able to stop by and visit James 
and his family again. James Horatanachai, 
corporate sales director for United Airlines 
in Thailand, ensured that I stayed in five-star 
hotels and ate the finest Thai 
food. One evening, James or- 
ganized for Pong Suksangium '81 to have 
dinner with us so we could reminisce about 
GDA days. 

Bob Low writes in late August: 
"You'll be happy to know that I just put up 
a poster of an aerial view of GDA. Stacey 
and I are settling into our dorm apartment at 
Groton School, prepping for the upcoming 
year (pun probably unintentional, ed.). I will 
be coaching girls' soccer and boys' lacrosse 
this year. [Bob is the new Director of 
Athletics at Groton School]. Earlier this 
summer, I relived old times, spending a week 
in Ingham and coaching a lacrosse camp 
with current Admissions Director Pete 
Bidstrup. You'll be glad to know I coached 
Erica Norton's son Cam at camp! It was 
great to see her whole family. I also caught 
up with John Leary at the Agawam Diner 
one morning, along with current Admissions 
Associate Pete Kravchuck. Good to be back 
on campus. If anyone is in or near Groton 
area, please stop by! Heather Ryan writes: 
"Finally, I've published my dad's book! Years 
ago, my dad wrote the text about his voyage 
sailing around the world for five years from 
1947-1952. However, after he had a stroke I 
needed to take over with adding photos and 
editing the book. Now it is available on 
Amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com, and au- 
thorhouse.com (provides the best discount). 
The book is called Of Wits and Wind, and in- 
cludes his adventures with cannibals, sailing 
through sandstorms, discovering a venomous 
snake in a sleeping bag, and encounters with 
spies. It might not sound like non-fiction, 
but it is. It's really a great book if you want 
my unbiased opinion, however any reviews 
you would like to provide would be wel- 
come on Amazon.com and barnesandno- 
ble.com. 

Andy Fredrick is alive and well and 
Uving in Idaho. "Sold my company, figuring 
what to do. New email address is 
andy(^fredrick.net. I have an agreement 
with the people who bought the company 




James Horatanachai '81, Chapman Mayo '82, and Pong Suksangium '81 in Thailand 



so the old email will work, but not indefi- 
nitely. I got the course catalog, etc. from 'The 
Governors Academy', and I sit stupefied as 
my college was University of Lowell, now 
UMASS at Lowell, their sports teams were 
the Chiefs and are now the Riverhawks, now 
my high school is no longer GDA, but GA. 
Someone help me with my identity crisis! 
Did I matriculate from ANY institution that 
did not have problems with its identity?? 
I'm not getting into any trouble, though 
having fun. Fished a few times this summer, 
but it does not seem as exciting as I am now 
eligible to vote. My youngest, Julia is now 
nine, born on July 3. She gets a parade and 
fireworks every year for her birthday. 
Anyway, best to all." Martha Krauch 
writes: "Not much to . report from 
Chelmsford. Emily (11) Charlotte (8) and 
Eliza (6) and I enjoyed a fun summer at our 
local pool club doing swim team and tennis 
lessons. Emily and Charlotte also tried 
Dance Team for the first time. The summer 
flew by! I'm back at work this fall teaching 
second grade for the first time. I am excit- 
ed about teaching this grade level but, boy, 
do the kids seem young (or maybe I'm just 
getting old). Our family is taking our first 
trip to Disney this April. We are behind the 
eightball on taking this trip because long ago. 
I discovered that whenever I asked my stu- 
dents to write about their trips to Disney, the 
only topics they wrote about were the hotel, 
the room service and the cab rides. Heck, I 



could create that kind of vacation experi- 
ence down the road at the local Radisson! 
Anyone, with Disney travel tips, please mail: 
krauchs(^msn.com." 

Chris Swenson writes: "We moved to 
Illinois in mid-August. I had been commut- 
ing out here for three years from 
Massachusetts and it was tough on the fami- 
ly. We are living in Winnetka, IL. My kids 
(7 and 9) are settling in well. They say the 
school out here is easy (isn't that just great). 
It was a pain moving but we pulled it off^. I 
hope to be back in Massachusetts in a year or 
so. I'm busy with kids' sports and homework 
when I'm not at work. That's about 
all that's exciting in our lives!" Sloan 
McCauley reports: "Nothing much new. I 
have three in school now, yipee! Kids are 
happy and healthy. We are still loving Alaska 
but our tour is complete next year and we 
are subject to transfer. It is early in the 
process. We should find out where we move 
next in the early part of next year. AH the 
best." Barbara Mackay-Smith writes: 
"Enjoying the beautiful fall weather here in 
Marin County, CA. The kids are back at 
school at the Lycee Francais La Perouse, 
Rachael in first grade (CP) and Nathan in 
K2. I took the kids back to the family farm 
in Virginia for a couple of weeks of 'pony 
camp' this summer with their cousins, in- 
cluding Mary Alexandra's (GDA '78) son 
Nick and daughter Cecelia. They had a 
great time together on the farm. I've been 



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flying back and forth across the country with 
UAL but just got word I've been granted a 
leave of absence for October and November. 
Whopeee! Maybe I'U finally get those last 
few boxes unpacked in our no-longer-so- 
new house. . . We're right on the edge of 
wine country so get in touch if you are go- 
ing to be in the Bay Area!" 

As for me, Nancy Wickwire, thank 
you, Sandy Keyes, for all the extensions of 
deadline for Archon notes. The extra 10 days 
gave me plenty of time to procrastinate. 
Here's my big news: I dropped a table on my 
foot after church yesterday and had four 
stitches, two crutches and a prescription for 
Vicodan (which, after last night, I now will 
take ONLY before bed). I'm home from 
work today which is the primary reason 
Sandy will get these notes from me today - 
the new, extended, final, final, no more ex- 
cuses deadline! Other than my left foot, 
everything is great. We moved to a different 
house in the same town in late April. This 
one has a pool, which we made use of near- 
ly every day this summer! My oldest, Ed, 
has started sixth grade at the middle school. 
Layla is in third grade. Vinnie, our dog, is not 
in school. He has, however, earned his OED 
(Obedience Equivalence Degree) by having 
us yell "get OFF the couch!" repeatedly over 
the last three years. Now, he knows just to 
go on the couch while we are at work. 




Class of 1983 

Danielle L. Jacobs 

9 J Pond Street 

Marblehead, MA 01945-2604 

(781) 639-9272 

dljacobs@aol.com 

Laurianne Murphy 

101 W End Avenue Apt 3 2D 

New York, NY 10023-6381 

(212) 579-0822 

lamurphy@nyc . rr. com 

Thanks to all of you who sent notes this 
time! 

From Sarah Breed [Sarah, I apologize, 
your notes came to me right after the last 
Archon printed so I held onto them for the 
next addition...]: "Celebrated my 40th in a 
small beach town on the northwestern tip of 




David Agger '83 and Peter Bragdon 
meet in San Francisco. 



Puerto Rico. I didn't feel old that day! I'm 
looking forward to our reunion this summer 
in Massachusetts. Who is having the party? 
Best news this month, Sarah Bradshaw had 
a baby girl!" And from the new mom, Sarah 
Bradshaw: "I may be the oldest '83-er to 
have a newborn! After four years of trying 
and two miscarriages, then 22 hours of labor, 
my partner and I finally had Sarah Catherine 
VanBurek Bradshaw aka 'Kate' on Election 
Day, November 8th, 2005 - ironic because I 
still work in politics, (see pic) We are in front 
of our new house in Los Angeles after I did 
the LA Marathon in March (yes, the weath- 
er is lovely but the surf is even better!) 
Between the BoSox and Kate, I now official- 
ly believe in real miracles. I think for Gen X 
our mid-life crisis means settling down, get- 
ting a house and having a kid at 40! My new 
mailing address is 2975 Glenmanor PI. Los 
Angeles, CA 90039 ~ home # is still 323- 
669-1713. Thanks for taking on this thank- 
less task, sorry this email is late, I am just 
opening old mail now!" 

Susan Studley Sanidas writes: "Hi, 
Danielle! We are still on the cape. Brett is 
busy with his law practice and I stay busy be- 
tween going to hockey and ballet. Emily is 
eight and going into third grade. Austin is 1 1 




Sarah Bradshaw '83 and her baby Kate 




Lily Esmiol's '83 wedding 

and going into the fifth grade. Brady, our 
golden retriever, is two. He is my third child! 
Best to aU!" 

In June, I attended Lily Esmiol's wed- 
ding to her fiance, Kelly. It was a beautiful 
ceremony at Lily's mother's home in New 



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Sue Studley Sanidas '83 with husband Brett, 

Emily and Austin 




Peter Bragdon and Brett Engel '84 on the Deschutes River in Oregon. 



Lily Esmiol's '83 wedding 

Hampshire. The bride and bridesmaids wore 
floral dresses. The groom and his groomsmen 
were casually cool in shorts and floral print 
shirts. The ceremony took place on a bridge 
arching over a pool. Afl:er being announced 
as husband and wife, Lily and Kelly dove into 
the pool! Luckily, they had duplicate outfits 
so they reappeared married and dry for the 
reception. The newlyweds are living in 
southern California. 

I, Danielle Jacobs, am doing well. I 
started teaching yoga last year and am enjoy- 
ing it very much. I love hearing from all of 
you so please keep writing and calling! 
Namaste! - as they say in the yoga studio! 



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Class of 1984 

Cathleen Riley Scerbo 

35 Winterberry Lane 

Stmtham, NH 03885-2472 

(603) 118-3169 

cathy@n\ey- scerbo. coin 



Greetings from beautiful New 
England! It has been an interesting weath- 
er year here, as in other places around the 
globe. We've seen record rains, . a cold 
spring and a very mild summer. It is now 
mid-September and the temperature is in 
the eighties today - unbelievably gorgeous 
for this time of year. It has been a while 
since I've submitted notes for the class, so 
my apologies to those -who are getting 
their news shared well beyond its submis- 
sion time! Kim Grillo Burgess and hus- 
band Jay adopted a son, Cameron 
Anthony, in June of 2005. They are 
thrilled! Congratulations! Betsy Tuthill 
Farrell writes that she is still busy at home 
with her four kids, Patrick (10), Maggie (7), 
Matthew (6) and Anna (2). She is enjoying 
some well-deserved doAvn time with three in 
school fuU time these days! Hank Friedman 
is still in Taos, NM and wrote that he en- 
joyed the best ski season there in 10 years. 
He is in his tenth season as a soccer coach at 
Taos High School, having recently moved 
from the girls' to the boys' team. He writes 
that he saw Joy and Mike MulMgan '71 this 
past April in CA, and they are both great. 

Bill Tempel is doing well in Redondo 
Beach, CA. He has just opened a new up- 
scale restaurant there called Harbor Drive 
where he is the Executive Chef. He is living 
happily in Los Angeles, and has enjoyed 
teaching Garde Manger at Le Cordon Bleu 
in Pasadena and the Art Institute-Los 
Angeles as well as being an Executive Chef 
for Hilton Hotels for the past five years. Bill 
has been working as an Exec Chef for seven 
years now and writes: "Before taking on the 



new restaurant, I took a hiatus from the food 
world and worked on a movie called Splinter 
with Tom Sizemore and Edward James 
Olmos. I enjoyed it!" He sends his best to the 
class and promises to stay in touch! John 
Barton is doing well — married, five kids and 
a mortgage! He writes: "Hope all is well 
with others in the class." 

As for me, Cathleen Riley Scerbo, my 
life continues along as the boys grow closer 
to GDA days of their own (hopefully!). Sean 
is 12 now and starting seventh grade. He 
loves baseball and spent a week at 
Coopersto^vn this sum- 
mer at the Dream Park 
with a local team. He 
absolutely loved it! 
Drew is 10 and in 5th 
grade. He just made the 
travel soccer team and 
plays goalie quite a bit - 
just like his mom did! I 
give him tips here and 
there, when I can re- 
member anything valu- 
able to share! Ryan is 
eight and in third grade 
this fall. He too is play- 
ing soccer, enjoying the 
"big field" this year. 
Drew and Ryan also 
enjoyed a week of bas- 
ketball camp at GDA 
this summer. It was great to see the new fa- 
cilities in action! Dan and I will celebrate 
our 15th wedding anniversary this fall and 
are happily signed up for at least another 15 
more! The whole family has also started Tae 




Roslyn Pechet at 
the Wailing Wall 



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Kwon Do in the last year and we are all some 
level of Green Belt. 

Hope you are all well! 



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Class of 1985 

Nathalie E. Ames 

526 West Grant Place, B 

Chicago, IL 60614 

(773) 883-1325 

amesnat@aol.com 

Roslyn Pechet writes: "I don't know 
when the last time I updated my classmates. 
Must have been a long long time ago. I have 
been very very busy with work over the past 
few years having started my own interior de- 
sign business. It used to have me flying to 
the other coast, CA and WA state mostly. 
That has settled down a bit and now I am on 
the eastern side, able to stay more in touch 
with my family stiU in MA. I am still in FL, 
loving the humidity, yes, and the weather, 
yes, and the beach, and the good friends that 
I have established here since 1989. I took 
the summer off to travel; inside the USA, it 
was NY and TN, and outside the USA, it 
was Turkey and Israel. I attach a photo 
of myself with my mother in front of the 
Kotel (Wailing Wall) with whom I traveled 
to Israel where we still have family and 
friends and much love for. It is a bit hard for 
me to get back to work but the clients have 
been in touch and I am grateful for these 
small amounts of work that come my way. I 
hope that all of the people that I went to 
high school with are doing exceptionally 
well in their Hves, with their health and fam- 
ilies and if they so wish to, drop me a line at 
my email address attached: rpechet@mind- 
spring.com." 

Michele Samuels (El-Amrani) re- 
ports: "My husband Ismail and I live in 
Bellmore, Long Island (that's NY, even 
though we sometimes forget that we are at- 
tached to the whole state) with our two 
sons. Kareem is 14 and will be starting his 
sophomore year in high school. It's hard to 
believe that I have a son in high school, since 
I often feel like a teen myself! He's very artis- 
tic, loves science and is better than I ever 
hoped to be in English. He obviously has is 
father's genes, as I loved math and can't draw 




(front, left to right) Michelle Fernandez, educational consultant (guest), 

Peter Bragdon, Jonathan Karon '93; (back, left to right) Brett Engel '84, Bob 

Conklin, '51, Paul Wann, Jonathan Koscis '89, Tom Turner '70. 



a stick figure. Joseph is five, and will be start- 
ing kindergarten this year. He's fuU of ener- 
gy and tires me out! Where do these kids get 
all that energy? He loves all sports, but espe- 
cially soccer. I keep busy working fuU time 
as a financial coach. I am on our local Boy 
Scout committee and a volunteer fundraiser 
for Canine Magic, a program to train dogs 
for autistic children. I also belong to 
SPLASH, an environmental conservation 
group. Hope everyone is doing well." 

David Kagan writes: 
"It has been a great year! 
My wife (Gatey) and I wel- 
comed Kipley Chase into 
our family on June 1, 2006. 
We live on the North Shore 
of MA and we would love 
to show her off to one and 
all... Come on by! I hope 
this finds you well. This 
summer seemed to go 
quickly. It started with a 
bang! I was able to attend 
the beautiful wedding of 
Dinah Daley and Peter 
Sullivan at the Essex 
County Club in 

Manchester, MA over 
Memorial Day Weekend. It 



was great to see Dinah's family including 
Dede Daley Warren '84 and Joe Daley 
'86. Becky Chase Werner, Esmee 
Haggard Willams were also in attendance. 
Becky Chase Werner and husband, Mike, 
drove to Dinah's wedding after running the 
Burlington, VT Marathon earlier that day! 
Dinah and Pete Sullivan are now living in 
Pordand, OR." 

Victoria de Lisle reports: "Hello, 




Anthony Fusco '85, Steve Bucknall '85 and 
Paul Nardone '86 in Newburyport this past summer. 



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Esmee Huggard Williams '85, Becky Chase Werner '85, Dinah '85 and Pete Sullivan, 
Nathalie Ames '85, Joe Daley '88, Dede Daley '84, Warren and Peter Lenane '75 at 

Dinah's Wedding. 



everybody. It has now been a year since 
Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans has 
made some important progress but there is 
still so much to be accomplished. Living 
here is like a tale of two cities: one half, the 
French Quarter, Garden District, downtown 
and university areas which are fully recov- 
ered and thriving; the other half (really the 
other 75 percent) much the same way it was 
after the storm cleared. You can drive for 
miles (literally miles) through formerly vi- 
brant neighborhoods of every economic and 
racial group and not see any sign of life, no 
people, no trees (the salt water and petrole- 
um spills killed most of them), no grass, roads 
still covered in mud and debris, cars still in 
trees and on rooftops, and no sign of renova- 
tion or repair. The houses have been left to 
grow mold and fall apart because the owners 
either have not returned or if they are back, 
do not want to spend money to renovate and 
repair in the current state of uncertainty that 
pervades every aspect of life here at the mo- 
ment. Whenever someone visits me they al- 
ways tell me how^ everything looks so great 
and the city seems entirely back to normal. 
An hour driving tour through Lakeview, Old 
Metairie and the Ninth Ward is like a visit to 
another world and most people have a hard 
time taking in what they see. All of that said. 
New Orleans is really ready to receive visi- 
tors and show off its southern charm once 
again, so please come visit or encourage your 
trade organization or company to have a 
meeting or retreat down here. If New 



Orleans is going to make it, tourism must vi- 
talize our economy again. I would love to 
see all of you. David Starensier and his 
lovely wife visited for Jazz Fest this Spring. 
Dave looks great and still has the same hap- 
py disposition. He lives in Aspen, Colorado. 
My best to everyone." 

Anthony Fusco reports: Paul Nardone 
and I had dinner with Steve Bucknall in 

Newburyport in July. Steve was in town in 
connection with a basketball camp held at 
The Governor's Academy. Steve is married 
to a former Greek professional basketball 
player and he and his wife have two children. 
With those genes, I imagine that the re- 
cruiters are already calling." 

I have been busy with work! I am still 
enjoying the real estate business in Chicago. 
I have also been working on my final plans 
for a coffee house and retail space in Mesa, 
Colorado. It has been a fun and challenging 
process. I hope to break ground within the 
month. I also have a vacation rental in Mesa. 
You can view it at www.mesacreekcot- 
tages.com. Family life is great. Laura is al- 
ready 12 years old and is in seventh grade 
this year. I can't believe she will start looking 
at boarding schools soon. Have a great fall 
season! 




Finley Mack Forsthoffer, son of 
Amy Mack '87 



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^ Class of 1986 

Paul B. Nardone 

190 Summer Street 

Lyunfield,MA 01940-1857 

(781) 334-2037 

paulbnardone@aol.com 

We're coming up on our 20th reunion 
and Susan Gage writes: "I won't be back 
for the reunion. Too much to do with start- 
ing a career as a licensed massage therapist 
and working on theater productions. My 
mom and dad are temporaraUy relocated 
here in Tallahassee. Have a good time and 
maybe I'll be around for the 25th!" 



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Class of 1987 

Amy B. Northup 

84 Central Street 

Byfield, AM 01922 

(978) 465-0724 

anorthup@paciftcpkg.com 

Kris ten M. Poulin 

P.O. Box 255 

B]ficld,MA 01922 

(978) 462-9953 

keith_poulin @yahoo. com 



20th Class Reunion 



June 8, 9, 10, 2007 



80 The Archon -* FaU 2006 



We hope everyone had a fantastic sum- 
mer and has been enjoying the fall so far. 
Some nice updates to report: 

Just in the nick of time for The Archon 
deadline (good planning there), Greg and 
Paula (McCarthy) Haas welcomed their 
third daughter, Emily Meghan, on 
September 8. The new parents and big sis- 
ters, Kate (5) and Ally (3), are all doing well. 
Jen Killion emailed: "What have I been up 
to? After many different career starts and 
stops, I finally found my calling. I'm a para- 
medic and have been working on both an 
ambulance and in an ER. I've just gotten 
hired as a firefighter/paramedic and wiU start 
the state fire academy in mid-May — a little 
daunting at 37 but I'm pretty determined. 
Five years ago I landed in the great Pacific 
Northwest (in the Seattle area), and doubt 
I'U ever leave. I do a lot of kayaking, back- 
packing, rock climbing, etc and the climate 
and environment here are perfect for that. I 
still make it back to New England every year 
and hopefully will be able to attend reunion 
next year. On the more personal side, my 
husband and I divorced six years ago - no 
kids. I'm now with a fellow paramedic, but 
we've both decided that between our 
lifestyles (24-hour shifts) and our ages (he's 
43), kids probably aren't in our future, so 
we're looking for a dog. J 'Hi' to everyone." 

Tom Jansen emailed: "Hi everyone. 
On March 18, 2006 Thomas Gray Jansen was 
born - 8 lbs. 3 oz. He is gigantic now. 211bs. 
at almost five months. Have a great fall 
everyone, Tom or Duper..." Lisa Taplin 
Murray writes: "I just wanted to add baby 
#2 to the record here. Jacob Thomas Murray 
was born on April 27, 2005. (Grandfather is 
Thomas Taplin '61. He just turned one 
and is quite the mellow dude. He hangs out 
with Lisa Carrigg's Caralena when we're 
down in Mass. but otherwise he's crawling all 
over his older brother Sean up here on 
Mount Desert Island, Maine. Oh! One of 
Sean's classmates at Montessori preschool has 
a former GDA teacher for a dad... small 
world. I'm still plugging away one class at a 
time in my quest for my Master's in Library 
and Information Studies." Lisa also said she 
is planning on being at the 20th with her 
family... How that snuck up already is be- 
yond me... 




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Buzz Crocker said he'll be there too: 
"Attached is a picture of my wife Jennifer 
and me on our Los Angeles vacation March 
2006. I am an operations manager at 
IntraVex shipping technologies in down- 
town Chicago. I am expected to receive my 
MBA in Finance from DeVry University in 
April 2007. I look forward to seeing my 
classmates at the 2007 20-year reunion and 
maybe getting a chance to play the drums 
again." Ann (Blair) Silvers writes: "It has 
been a busy year for us. In January my hus- 
band, Jonathan, started a job with JP Morgan 
Chase in Ne'wark, Delaware. He left me and 
the girls - Samantha (6) and Kaitlyn (3)- for 
two-and-a-half months to start his job while 
I stayed behind to sell our house in Phoenix. 
We moved to SW New Jersey in April. We 
are very happy to be back on the east coast 
and to be done with Phoenix. We had been 
wanting to come back closer to family for a 
long time and finally found the right oppor- 
tunity. While doing all this packing and 
moving I was pregnant with our third (and 
final!) child. Our son, Stephen Jacob, was 
born July 31, one week late! He is a won- 
derful addition to our family and we are glad 
to be nearer to grandparents, uncles, aunts 
and cousins. Here's a picture of the little guy. 
It has been a hectic time for all of us but we 
are settling into our new home and the girls 
are liking their new neighborhood. 
Samantha will start first grade in September 
and Kaitlyn will resume preschool then too. 



Stephen Silvers, son of Ann Blair Silvers '87 

I am staying at home with the baby, but 
keeping quite busy. I haven't been in touch 
with classmates, but do hope to get together 
with Allison Richard at the end of August. 
Hope you are well." 

Chris McMorris wrote: "I became 
partner in my company, JRP Historical 
Consulting LLC, this summer. I have 
been ■with the firm since ■we moved 
to Cahfornia in 1998. It is exciting, and I am 
adjusting to the shift from working as an em- 
ployee to being a boss and small business 
owner. Check out our website at: ■wwwjr- 
phistorical.com. My wife Marianne is put- 
ting her nursing career on hold and remains 
ever busy with our kids' school activities and 
sports. Juliana is seven, Dale is five and 
Jackson is three. We also are involved with 
neighborhood issues, and I serve on the 
homeowner's association board. Our travels 
this year included a visit back to Long Island 
this summer for my family's reunion. We ar- 
rived on the East Coast just in time for the 
heat wave at the beginning of August, having 
just left the big heat wave we had here on 
the West Coast." 

Amy (Mack) Forsthoffer emailed: "Of 
course, all I've got to talk about is our litde 
guy's arrival: Finley Mack Forsthoffer was 
born during happy hour (5:20 pm) on St. 
Patrick's Day 2006. He was five days late 
but clearly has his timing down already! 
Everything has been great with him, he's a 



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Northrup '87 

very, very easy and happy baby, and Mark 
and I are having a wonderful time getting to 
know him. Attached is a recent picture of 
him in his dad's golf hat... Otherwise, we are 
still in the DC area, and I'm still at Oracle - 
- seven years and counting, which is hard to 
believe, though I must say it has been an in- 
teresting place to be over the years. My best 
to fellow '87-ers, and anyone finding them- 
selves in DC/Northern Virginia please look 
us up!" Shawn Reeves reports: "I am still 
running EnergyTeachers.org, a non-profit, in 
Massachusetts, writing grants, visiting teach- 



Jennifer and Buzz Crocker '87 

ers, helping new schools plan curriculum, 
and helping run a few other non-profits. 
Anyone with questions about energy should 
feel free to contact me. scr3@corneU.edu." 

We haven't figured out who gets to be 
the "I" in this class secretary team. We seem 
to alternate and I (Amy) won the coin toss 
this time. So, with that said, here is Kristen 
Poulin's update: "Thilo and Lucy 
(Armstrong) Henkes welcomed their third 
boy last winter! Baby Rowan arrived on 
February 10, 2006 to join his big brothers 
Willem (3) and Colin (2). Lucy reports that 
all is well, just a bit busy! Hopefully, I will 
get a chance to see Lucy, as WiUem and my 
son, Sam, are in preschool together this year. 
And, while at a concert at Odion Point in 
Rye, N.H. this summer with Paula Haas, I 
ran into Pam (Chase) Paradee. Pam and 
her kids were visiting with her sister Becky 
who lives in the area. Pam, please check in 
with an update." 

As for me, Amy Northup, we had our 
second daughter, Elizabeth Anne Northup 
(Ellie) April 7. She joins her big sister 
Charlotte, who is, somehow, two-and-a-half 
already. Charlotte loves her little sister and 
EUie adores Charlotte. She has begun to 
laugh at almost everything Charlotte does, 
and is the perfect audience at five months 
old. And our lab, Murray, enjoys Ellie too. 
We were on Block Island for most of July 
and had a fantastic time. Both girls loved the 
beach, which made for a great vacation. I am 
heading back to work three days/week this 
fall, but have really loved having the summer 
off. 



Thank you so much to all who emailed, 
wrote and sent pictures. We hope everyone 
else is well and look forward to hearing firom 
you soon... and seeing you next June at our 
20th Reunion! 



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Class of 1988 

Deana Dominica Boyages 

1971 Cambridge Street 

Upper Arlington, OH 43221 

(614) 486-6138 

dhoyages@columhus. rr. com 

Jordan Burgess reports: "Married to 
my lovely wife Suzanne and living in 
Franklin Ma. We just celebrated our sixth 
wedding anniversary and our fifth anniver- 
sary in Franklin. We have an adorable and 
energetic two-and-a-half-year-old daughter 
named Lindsay Derby Burgess. I'm stiU 
working at Fidelity (in Rhode Island) and 
coming up on my 13-year anniversary with 
the firm. I'm looking forward to seeing some 
people at the golf tournament next week at 
Essex. 



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Class of 1989 

Kristin A. Brown 

Cambridge School of Weston 

45 Georgin Road 

Weston, MA 02493 

(781) 893-3523 

kristin_brown@post. harvard, edu 



It is always nice to be able to share news 
of the class of 1989, so much thanks to those 
of you who wrote in or contacted me with 
an update. Kevin Lydon wrote a while back 
when he was motivated to write after read- 
ing the Spring issue of The Archon: "My 
wife Amy and I just had our second child - 
Jake Samuel. His sister Grace (almost two) 
has been great with him and is quite ener- 
getic, which for Amy and me is exhausting 
but a lot of fun. We are moving back to 
Eastern MA. We bought a home in Rowley, 
MA (actually right down the street from the 
Agawam Diner - and yes, I have spent a few 



82 The Archon «=« Fall 2006 



mornings there with the kids). We actually 
will be in Rowley fuU time in mid-June." 
Kevin went on to say hi to everyone and 
wanted to congratulate Rob Wattle on his 
wedding. Kevin, thanks for writing in and 
stay in touch as there are many of us in the 
area who I am sure would love to see you 
soon. I was also pleased to hear from John 
Hellerman who wrote:"! don't have much 
to report other than my wife Stephanie and 
I are enjoying Washington, DC a lot. We are 
especially having fun hanging out with our 
10- month-old daughter, Alissa (Ali for 
short) ."John included a photo and Ali is ab- 
solutely adorable. 

Lindsey Curley's mother wrote to 
give an updated address for Lindsey and let 
me know that she is still living in England. 
Lindsey, write in and let us know how life is 
treating you in England and update us on 
what you are doing there. Jessica Clapp 
got engaged last spring to her soon-to-be 
husband, Richard Hennessy (who grew up 
down the street firom Jessica in Ipswich but 
the two did not meet until they were both 
living in Stowe,VT — what a small world!). 
Her wedding will be next June in the 
Adirondacks and GDA will be well repre- 
sented as Jenn (Ashare) Shinsky is the ma- 
tron of honor, Ashley Newbert is the maid 
of honor, and I am one of the bridesmaids. 
Congratulations, Jessica! Jenn (Ashare) 
Shinsky has exciting news of her own. She 
and her husband Russ welcomed a son, Ian, 
to their family last spring. I am looking for- 
ward to meeting him soon. Ashley also has 
news to share. After many years living in 
Rhode Island, Ashley recently returned to 
the Newburyport area which I am thrilled 
about and hope to see her more often now 
that she is on the North Shore. Moving in 
the other direction — away from 
Massachusetts, Rob Wattle and his wife 
Betsy and son Robbie recently moved down 
to South Carolina. Although many of us up 
here in the north are sad to see him go, I 
know Chuck Khan is happy to have Rob 
nearby as they will certainly be seeing each 
other as Rob will be living temporarily in 
Chuck's parents home in the Charleston area 
until his own home is ready. 

Rick Fox reports: "Jen and I continue 
to live in Jackson, Wyoming, and I continue 
my descent through the infernal rings of our 
federal bureaucracy (the US Forest Service, 
that is), leading the Bridger-Teton National 




Alissa, lO-month-old daughter of 
John Hellerman '89 



Forest's effort to revise its land management 
plan. But it's all so unimportant now, be- 
cause on August 4th our first child was born: 
Stella Marjory Daniels Fox... 6 lbs. 9 oz. of 
gurgling bubbling babyness with a fuU head 
of hair and a penchant for karate kicks and 
stern lectures to her parents. She can already 
support her weight on her two legs and hold 
her head up, so she'll 

be skiing in no time (she's already 
skied some double-black runs, in fact, in 
utero). If any of you ever find yourselves 
headed to Jackson, do drop me a line at rick- 
fox@igc.org." 

Matt Downing and his wife Sarah had 
a son, Andrew, in April. They had a going- 
away party for Rob a little while ago at 
which I was able to catch up with many oth- 
er GDA alums including Rob and Tammy 
Ashworth who are currently living in the 
Marlboro area with their two kids and lov- 
ing it. Dan Nadeau was there with his 
adorable four-year-old twin daughters and 
Derek VanVllet and his wife and two kids 
were there as well. It seems as if many of us 
are busy with family, jobs and moves and we 
rarely have time to think back to our high 
school years. It is certainly hard to believe 
that we graduated 17 years ago! However, I 
know we all enjoy catching up on each oth- 
ers' lives so don't wait to get the next letter 



Anna and Nicholas, children of Kathryn 
DiNanno Barbieri's '90 




"Teddie"TeaganYeagley, daughter of 
Michael Yeagley '90 

from me; e-mail me now so that I can in- 
clude your notes in the next issue of The 
Archon. The school may have changed its 
name, but that does not change the fact that 
we are still the Governor Dummer Academy 
Class of 1989. Best wishes for an enjoyable 
fall and a warm and safe winter. 



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Class of 1990 

Nkolle Fardy DelliColli 

20 Post Office Avenue, Apt. 25 

Andover,MA 01810-3651 

ndelUcolH@aol.com 



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Michael Yeagley reports: "My wife 
Maggie and I welcomed Theodora "Teddie" 
Teagan Yeagley into the world in April of 
2005 and she has just been pure joy. 
Surprise, Surprise — parents that love their 
kids. We live in Vienna, VA with our two 
dogs. Ranger and Bruin, where I run feder- 
al sales for a software company and Maggie 
just started her own consulting firm. I am 
fortunate to be able to keep up with Kyrie 
Stevens (who recently visited) who has two 
girls himself. My best to everyone from the 
Class of '90." 

Kim Roark Trumble reports: "I work 
as the Graduate Admissions Officer for the 
College of Social Work at the University of 
Kentucky and teach Accounting and Math at 
Spencerian College. My husband Gary and 
I are celebrating our fourth anniversary this 
month." David Smith says, "It is amazing to 
think we graduated that long ago. I want to 
hear from Paul McNeil Penick the III. I 
also want to hear from Joe "Big Green" 
Crowley, Jason "Guido" Male and Bill 
"Meat" Evans. My wife Kate and I are hav- 
ing a great time with our four-month-old 
son TtUer Mcllvain Smith. Chad Harlow 
and his wife Kristen are expecting a child in 
November. I am going to the wedding of 
Jason Harlow on Sept 30. 1 saw John 
Hellerman '89 at a GDA function back 
when they were considering the name 
change. The image of him hurdling off 
Ingham hill on a sled is permanently burned 
on my retinas." 

The Class of 1990 has more great news 
to report. Congratulations to Kathryn 
DiNanno Barbieri who welcomes a beau- 
tiful baby boy, Nicholas Gerard. Kathryn 
also writes: "Grayson also had her third, a 
baby girl named Brooke, and bought a new 
home, but is still in the same town, so we see 
each other several times a week. My Anna 
and her WiD are best buds which is so cute. 
Kerry Campbell Morrison had another 
baby boy earlier this summer named 
Campbell. That's the only updates that I 
know of." Greetings to and from Mr. Paul 
Salemme who says, "I have just returned 
from Las Vegas and had an absolute blast out 
there. I went on the stratosphere which is 
the craziest ride ever created and watched 
the UFC. Those guys are absolutely crazy. I 



also had the pleasure of spending time in 
Chicago visiting my college friends, watch- 
ing the depressing Cubs and partying in 
WrigleyviUe. Now, I am gearing up for ski 
season and I hope we have a lot of snow at 
KiDington. I wish everyone the best." And 
Glenn Johnson writes that he "bought a 
house here in Greenfield, MA last year and 
am enjoying home ownership. Have a ne'w 
job doing community planning with people 
with HIV and their service providers in 
Western Mass. Continuing to take acrobat- 
ics class at a circus arts school in Brattleboro, 
Vermont. I'U be flipping soon! My good 
friends just had a new baby and I'm looking 
forward to playing uncle. Looking forward 
to hearing updates from other people. 
Thanks for your work." Thanks Kathryn, 
Paul and Glenn for writing and best wishes 
to all. Until next time 



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Class of 1991 

Nicole F. LaTour 

9 Worcester Street 

Boston, MA 02118 

(617) 267-2008 

nicolelatour@earthlink.net 

June was a busy month for GDA news. 
(GA just doesn't have the same ring, does it?) 
Our 15th reunion was held on a soggy 
weekend at the beginning of the month. I 
was only able to attend Friday evening 
where it was great to see some old friends 
and meet spouses and catch up. It seems that 
attendance was spaced throughout the 
weekend and ■while our numbers weren't 
that high it seems some of you had some 
good excuses. Four of you were welcoming 
new children into the world very close to- 
gether and all daughters too! 
Congratulations go to: Brian Novelline 
and his wife Kristen who welcomed their 
second daughter, Lila Anderson, on June 8th; 
Lindsey Miller Boden and her husband 
Michael who welcomed their first child, a 
daughter, Piper Meigs, on June 21st; 
Stephen Aron and his wife Nicole who 
welcomed their first child, a daughter, 
Gabrielle, on June 22nd; and Leslie McCant 
Lacy and her husband who welcomed a sec- 
ond daughter, Lindsey Nicole, on April 8th. 



Anita Sweeny Abuin wrote: "What a 
busy summer this has been! The first Sunday 
in June I received my MBA from UMass 
Lowell, the next Friday I attended our 15th 
reunion (great to see everyone) and then two 
days later, my fiancee (Jason) and I jetted off 
to Las Vegas and were married at Red Rock 
Canyon. What a year!" Brian Novelline 
says, "Unfortunately, I didn't make it out to 
the 15th reunion this summer as that was the 
same weekend our second daughter, Lila, was 
born. However, I did make it out to 
Baltimore a few weeks earlier for a GDA 
wedding. Andrew Tanton married Jayne 
Barrett on May 20 with Dave Corbett, Bob 
Graff and Dave Graichen ripping it up on 
behalf of The Governor's Academy." 
Congratulations to Anita and Jason. Billy 
Batchelder and Catherine just moved back 
from California and they are expecting their 
third child. Shaun Toomey married recent- 
ly. Nick Dunham says: "I'm doing great, 
currently living in Boston (South End) and 
working in Canton as a Brand Manager for 
Dunkin' Donuts. I see Phil Gatchell and 
Jason 'Big' Uttam regularly, but want to see 
more of my classmates !" Lindsey (Miller) 
Boden reports: "I had a baby girl in June 
named Piper. (I have attached a photo). My 
husband and I are enjoying parenthood 
down in PhiUy. I am still working in admis- 
sions - testing children who are applying to 
private schools and school placement con- 
sulting. I miss Boston (and the ocean) so 
much but the cheese steaks are a lot better 
here than at that dive in Newburyport that 
we used to go to (wish I could remember 
the name). If you are ever in town, please 
look me up! Hope everyone is well." 

Summer was busy as Todd BairstO"w 
hosted his annual 
Mustashio Bashio in 
Medford (see photo) 
and had the following 
recap of the evening; 
"Stratton Newbert 
was the big winner for 
the night, taking home 
two trophies. First, he 
upset Nick LaPierre 
for Best Facial Hair. 
Many including myself, p^p^^^ three-monthj 

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Gus Mergins, Stacey and their son Ansis 

back with a resounding victory in the Best 
Male Speedo. He ironed the Ferrari logo 
onto the package of his speedo, and blew the 
crowd away. The Medford cop who came to 
quiet us down had the quote of the night, 
when he said 'If I wasn't on duty, I'd want to 
be here.'" Of course, Stratton is a winner in 
various ways, but has hit the jackpot as he 
and his wife Eunice announced that they are 
expecting their first child next spring, so 
congratulations are in order for them as well! 
It has been a fuU and busy summer, I am 
happy to have old friends back on the East 
coast. Catherine and Billy Batchelder left 
San Francisco and have bought a house in 
Newburyport. They too are expanding their 
family and await their third child scheduled 
to arrive this November. That's all the news 
from here, I hope that fall is treating you 
well, keep in touch and remember e-mails 
and photos are always welcome! 



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Cassie (Wickes) Firenze's '92 June wedding to Angelo Firenze. 

Also pictured: Lynda (Bromley) Fitzgerald, former GDA faculty Susie Childs, Cassie, 

Saundra Watson '93, Amy Daniels Spellman '92 and Candice Denby '92. 



Belmont, MA 02478 
cwfirenze@gmail. com 



15th Class Reunion 



Class of 1992 
Catharine "Cassie" A. Firenze 
44 Dean Street 



June 8, 9, 10, 2007 



It's been a busy season for the Class of 
1992. I was happy to hear from so many of 
you this time around! Here's the news ... 
Judy Livingston Loto is still enjoying Hfe in 
New Hampshire. She and Frank welcomed 
a daughter, Somer Rose, on April 30th. 
Somer joins her sister Skye Elisabeth and is 
keeping her parents on their toes. Judy 
works as a consulting director for a small 
museum in the Lakes Region, and is finding 
time to enjoy her growing family! Sally 
Simpkins graduated from BU Law School 
in May, and started working for Sullivan & 
Worcester in Boston this fall. After a sum- 
mer full of travel including Missoula, 
Montana and Glacier National Park, Sally's 
ready to get back to work. She is hving on 
Beacon Hill. Grace Jeanes has completed 
her three-year term as Alumna Trustee of 
GDA, and passes the torch to Cathy 
Burgess '91. While on the board, Grace was 
a member of the Diversity, Development & 
Community Life Committees. In other 
news, she'll be selling her animal care service 
business, House Checks, in January, and will 
celebrate with a trip to Wales. 



Mark Foster has moved to Bellingham, 
MA. He and his wife Stacy have an 18- 
month-old baby girl and another due in late 
February/early March. Patrick Gervais is 
enjoying his two children, Laurie (5) and 
Mathis (2). No word on who is the better 
hockey player yet! Patrick is already hyping 
our next reunion: he's committed to making 
the trip across the border, and hopes that 
many will join in the celebration. Also look- 
ing forward to Reunion is Joe Kirsch, who 
will be married by press time! He and 
Callan will be wed on Long Island and will 
honeymoon in Saint Lucia. Wedding bells 
are ringing all over the place ... Michael 
Holbrook married Lisa-Marie on May 6th 
and hopes to begin a family soon! I've just 
returned from a weekend in Manchester, 
Vermont for Tyler Maheu and Dianna 
Townsend's wedding. Wedding guests in- 
cluded some Archon-shy folks including 
Pete Mooney, Steve and Chris Peabody, 
Gus Mergins, Nick LaPierre, and Steve 
Scully, as well as Nicole Maheu '94. 

Joe Kirch reports: "Getting married 
October 28, 2006 on Long Island to Callan 
Case, looking forward to an exciting wed- 
ding and long honeymoon in St. Lucia. Still 
working as a consultant in the web and 
video conferencing arena with InterCall. All 
is well in NYC; looking forward to the up- 
coming cocktail reception at the Yale Club 
this October. Ted Capeless writes from 
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Michael Holbrook's May 6th wedding to 

Lisa Marie 

wife Alisha are deep into their new role as 
parents. Kiera Alexander was born on June 
5, 2006. Ted has just earned his MBA from 
the University of Florida and is enjoying 
working in sales for IBM. Toby Harris says, 
"I graduated from GDA in 1992, my name is 
Toby Harris and I would like everyone to 
know that I am engaged to get married to 
my girlfriend of three years, Angela, that I 
met in NJ, and we are getting married in 
Newport, RI in April of 2007." Jen (Noon) 
Hess reports: "Can't remember the last time 
I wrote, so I don't know if I've mentioned 
my wedding in May of 2005 to Tom Hess, 
with the fabulous Kate Atkins as a brides- 
maid. I'm still in Woburn, MA, and I just had 
a baby. Alexander Stefan Hess was born 
8/1/06. He was five days early, but he 
thoughtfully allowed us to go to the Red 
Sox game the night before he arrived, where 
we got to see Big Papi launch one of his clas- 
sic game-winning homers! Good baby. I 
know I'm biased, but he is truly an adorable 
little guy. He's just started smiling, making 
him even more ridiculously cute. This almost 
makes up for the lack of sleep." Deirdre 
Heersink is enjoying her last year of medical 
school and her second child. Myles, born 
April 24th, joins his older sister Fiona, who 
is almost three. 

As for me. Cassia Wickes Firenze, my 
summer was a busy one. After my wedding 
in June, we moved into our home in 
Belmont and honeymooned in Alaska. It's 
funny to travel so far and wind up right back 
where I started. I'm thrilled to be back in 
the Boston area. My husband's gelateria, 
Angelato, is enjoying its second year and is 
worth the trip, so please stop by when you're 
in the area. 

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GDA Bashio: (left to right) Matt Murphy, 
Todd Bairstow '91, Nick LaPierre '92, Zane Craft '93 and 

Stratton Newbert '91 



Toby Levine Kumin and 

her husband, Michael 

Kumin,April 29,2006 

with other GDA folk, 

Nicole LaTour, Jen Jasse 

Mack and Leah 

Colangelo Benander j 



you. Take care, and stay in touch. 



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Class of 1993 
Need Secretary 



Lissa Murnane is still working in 
Boston. "Recently moved to Amesbury, MA 
- nice to be back in GDA territory." Jill 
Hindle Kiedaisch says, "My husband Matt 
and I are at last living in the house we start- 
ed building last summer. After five months 
living in a tent on our property, we appreci- 
ate plumbing and insulation more than we 
ever have. I work at Vermont Public Radio 
writing copy and managing radio traffic and 
Matt is a photographer/stone mason and 
house building extraordinaire. Life is good!" 
Chris Cini is now the Director of 
Emergency Management for the town of 
West Tisburg and his wife Deborah is the 
Advanced Life Support Coordinator for Tri- 
Town Ambulance. They still live on Martha's 
Vineyard. 

Jen Saunders reports: "Over the 4th of 
July weekend I got engaged! We're planning 
a June 2007 wedding. My sister, Erin 
(Saunders) Braunstein '88 is my matron of 
honor, and Use Abusamra and Andrea 
Manning are two of my bridesmaids. In 
August, I finished up all the classes to earn 
my MBA. Now, I'm setting off on a new job 
search! Hope all is well with the class of 
'93!" 

Al Dominguez reports: "I've become 
a surgeon!!! Who would say that 13 years 



ago? I'm an urologist 
working in Brussels, Belgium... Besides 
spending 12 hours/day in this oncologic 
hospital, my life is quite simple... I try to sail 
as much as my little free time allows me to 
do it... No kids at the moment but I'm in 
love with a wonderful pediatrician from 
Paris... Don't know about anyone living in 
Europe... if there's somebody I'U love to 
meet him!!! Whoever visits Europe... I'U be 
glad to help!!" 




Class of 1994 

Kristen Marvin Hughes 

5649 Colbath Avenue 

Van Nuys, CA 91401-4819 

(818) 780-1309 

kris.hughes@shcglobal. net 

I'm happy to report I actually received 
some postcards and emails, so I actually have 




MegVaught's three girls 
Eliza, Marley and Zoe 



86 T/je/lrc/wM ^ Fall 2006 



something to write up. Niki Whelan 
Pavao writes that she is Hving in Boston 
with her husband of two years, Ryan. She is 
currently taking some time off from teaching 
art to be with their new daughter Brela (pro- 
nounced BRj\Y-la). They named her after a 
small Croatian town they visited on their 
honeymoon. Tom Faulkner just got back 
from traveling to Sweden with his wife and 
two-year-old daughter. His wife is original- 
ly from Sweden and Tom writes that he has 
been trying to learn Swedish but that it's not 
an easy language to pick up. He sees Justin 
Bdvera, Dave Costa virtually every week- 
end. Also he keeps in touch with Izzi Metz, 
Matt Gins and Sid Saraf who are all doing 
well. Tom also wanted me to include that his 
wife has started a custom design jewelry 
business, specializing in mothers' bracelets. 
You can check out her work at v^rww.bel- 
lazandra.com. Meg Vaught reports that she 
and her husband just welcomed their third 
daughter, Marley Anne, on the second of July 
and that they're doing well but are certainly 
keeping busy with three kids under the age 
of three running around! Chris Pice was 
just married last year to Julie and they cur- 
rently live in Denver. He's in grad school for 
geography at the University of Denver and 
currently works for a worldwide engineer- 
ing company. He recently caught up with 
Elgin StaUard in Moab, Utah over the win- 
ter. You can check out his website at 
www.cgrphoto.com. 

Kevin Tangney reports: "What an 
eventful year. I am completing my MBA in 
International Management at Thunderbird, 
the Garvin School of International 
Management, and will be graduating in 
December. The school opened my eyes to 
Asia when we had the amazing opportunity 
for a three-week study trip this year. 

As for me, Kristen Marvin Hughes, I 

traveled to my husband's native Australia for 
a few weeks in April which was incredible. 
And just recently was in Barcelona, Spain for 
my best friend's wedding. A truly amazing 
city! Hope everyone from the class of 1994 
is doing weU! 



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Class of 1995 

Laura B. Barnes 

P.O. Box 72279 

Kowloon Central Post Office 




Annalise Lydon, 9 months, daughter of Joelle and Greg Lydon; Avery Prescott, 6 

months, daughter of Jill and Damian Prescott; Maeve and Molly Forrest, 4 months, 

daughters of Stephanie and Brendan Forrest; Brela Pavao, 2 months, daughter of Ryan 

Pavao and Niki Whelan Pavao. 



Yau Ma Tei 

Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR 

(852) 97181753 

lbbarnes74@hotmail.com 

Dana Coholan Pryce reports: "I've 
had a wonderful year so far. I moved and I 
am now teaching children with autism at 
one of United Cerebral Palsy's charter 
schools in downtown Orlando. I absolutely 
love it — I have already seen such progress in 
my students! Along with another teacher at 
my school, I am starting a support group for 
parents of children with special needs and I 
am presenting in a lecture series at the 
University of Central Florida for new teach- 
ers of Exceptional Student Education. I re- 
cently returned to Palm Beach County to 
attend a banquet for Special Olympics where 



I received the honor of being New Coach of 
the Year. My last Special Olympic season was 
incredible - five of my athletes made it to 
the State Championships where four re- 
ceived gold medals and I received my coun- 
ty's Inspirational Coach Award. I will be 
coaching here as well - I can't wait for the 
season to start! I miss my team and all of my 
old students, but Orlando has been a blast so 
far." 



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Class of 1996 

Janna De Risi 

Southdown Landing 

3 Ladder Court 

Huntington, NY 1 1 743 




Christopher Todd Winters '96 



class notes 




Quinn, son of Jessica (Stormont) 
Stevens '96 



(631) 659-3036 

jannaderisi@hotmail.com 

Jeffrey R- LaBelle 

2835 North Cambridge Avenue #1 

Chicago, IL 60657 

jeffreylaheUe@hotmail.com 

Jason Rivera writes that he is sorry 
that he did not make it to reunion weekend. 
He is glad to hear that the boyz had a good 
ol' time. There is not too much new for him 
- still working in Boston, but he is looking 
for a new place to live. He might be moving 
to Newburyport so he can be closer to the 
beach and all the things that he knows and 
loves. He wishes the best to the Class of '96. 
Aloha. Again, Jason, thanks for the spirited 
update! Michael Silver io writes that he had 
a great time at reunion. He was happy to see 
that the class and school is doing very well. I 
would like to reiterate Mike's point that the 
school looks great and the building projects 
have drastically improved the school since 
the last time I visited. Jessica (Stormont) 
Stevens writes that she is sorry that she 
missed the reunion as it sounds like it was a 
great time. She says that "27" was a crazy, and 
completely wonderful, year for her. She 
started the year off as acting Managing 
Editor at her press company until the birth 
of her daughter(!) Quinn in November. 
Now that she is home with her, she admits 
that she does miss nary a comma—and she 
does not think that she has ever spent so 
much of each day smiling in her life. Her 
family is back in Massachusetts and they 
moved to St. Mark's School in July, where 
her husband will be a science teacher. She 
wished the best to everyone and feel free to 
contact her at jessicajns@gmail.com. 



Kathryn (McCandless) Barbosa writes 
thatVander and she have a beautiful baby boy 
(already eight months!) named Thomas 
Wilson. He was born January 11, 2005 and 
is the light of their lives. They planned to 
show him off at the reunion but he came 
down with a fever the night before. The best 
laid plans... Anyway, best wishes to aU! 

Katie Lyons writes that she had a great 
time visiting with everyone at Reunion 
2006. It was a lot of fun to catch up and find 
out what everyone has been up to. She is fi- 
nally back in the New England area and it is 
so good to be home. Her fiance Ryan and 
she moved into a house in Medford at the 
end of this summer and they're looking for- 
ward to having their wedding in Boston in 
February. He will be finishing up his Active 
Duty Pilot Training with the Air National 
Guard so they are looking forward to some 
long overdue time together. She received her 
Master's in Criminal Justice from BU in May 
and is working as a Forensic Interviewer for 
the Middlesex District Attorney's Office. 
Those are all the updates that she has. For 
those in the area, give Katie a call/email 
(603) 660-2893 or Katie.Lyons@state.ma.us 
She'd love to catch up. Chris Coleman re- 
ports: "I have recently uprooted myself from 
rural Maine, and now live in Brighton, MA. 
I am currently teaching fourth grade at the 
Chestnut Hill School, while pursuing a 
Master's degree in Elementary Education at 
Boston CoUege." 

Todd Walters writes: "In August I 
completed my thesis to graduate from my 
Master's program in International Peace & 
Conflict Resolution at the School of 
International Service at American 
University. I am now pursuing grants to de- 
velop a new tool for peace building, based 
on Outdoor Experiential Education and 
Wilderness Adventure Treks. Think of an 
Outward Bound or NOLS course where 
you bring together the future leaders from 
divided societies (say Northern Ireland or 
South Africa) and build the conflict resolu- 
tion exercises, such as facilitated dialogues for 
breaking down stereotypes, into the wilder- 
ness adventure course, which naturally stim- 
ulates cooperation, trust building, forming of 
the bonds of friendship, and overcoming 
challenges together. I am based out of 



Washington DC, but return home to my 
roots in West Newbury regularly; and often 
see Professor Ray Long, and sometimes Jeflf 
LaBelle, Andy Ramirez and Jerry Vasicko. 

Well, I Jefj&ey LaBelle, would Hke to 
write in closing that it was great to catch up 
with everyone at reunion. AU is well out in 
Chicago and looking forward to doing some 
good diving out in Belize later in the fall. 
Hopefully, we can hear fiom more of you for 
the next edition. 



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Class of 1997 

Sandra T. Padilla 

1523 Sacramento Street #7 

San Francisco, CA 94109 

(310) 254-7073 

sandy.padilla@stanJordalumni.org 

Hello, everyone. It's been great to hear 
from all of you! I had a great summer in 



10th Class Reunion 

June 8, 9, 10, 2007 



New York interning for AIG Global 
Investment Group within the Real Estate di- 
vision. I am now back at Columbia Business 
School to start the new school year. I want 
to congratulate our classmate Meta Mason 
who was married to Michael Foster this 
summer in Montana. Congratulations! 

Ross Hogan writes: "Well, change is in 
the air! I have resigned from my position at 
Wyeth BioTech and have begun the pursuit 
of a pair of Master's degree from Boston 
University. I will be earning an MBA with a 
concentration in finance and a Master's in 
Information Systems." Congratulations, 
Ross! Russ Mazgut writes in from the 
Czech RepubUc. "It's been about ten years 
since most people at GDA have heard from 
me, so it's probably about time. In October, 
I'll be starting my third year in medical 
school in Prague, Czech Republic. I'm orig- 
inally from here so it's nice to be back. I re- 
ally love it over here and I'm not sure if I'll 
end up practicing over here in Europe, or 
back in the States. I already have a residency 



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Kacie and Deke Fyrberg '97 and Lori and Mike Leary '84 celebrating the 

Kennedy-Fyrberg nuptials. 



in Orthopedics set up so it'll be tough to 
drag me away from here. That's the brief up- 
date... also, if anyone visits Prague they can 
email me and I'll give them the tour; it's a re- 
ally amazing city." Susan (Gilberg) 
Hullman writes: "Things here for us are go- 
ing well. My husband Jordan, daughter Lily, 
dog Baxter and I recently moved to 
Wilmington DE. Our daughter is 18 months 
now and cracking us up every day. Lily is 
VERY excited to have a new cousin. Her 
Uncle Jeffrey (Class of '96) and his wife 
Alyson are expecting a baby this winter. Jeff 
and Alsyon recently bought a house in 
Baltimore MD, so my family lives close to 
them and close to my sister Jamie (Class of 
'01) who just bought a house with her hus- 
band Ross in Jersey. So if any class members 
ever find themselves without a place in the 
mid-Atlantic somewhere, they should feel 
firee to contact us! Best wishes to everyone!" 

Nicole Suggs continues to work with 
State Street Co as she finishes up her MBA. 
This will be her last semester. Nicole is still 
living in Haverhill with her husband Geoff. 
Moritz Elkmann just finished a wonderful 
two-week trip through California and 
Nevada. He was traveling with a friend from 
Germany and they really enjoyed the West 
Coast. They had a great time in Vegas and 
even met Paris Hilton! Moritz writes: "If 
someone comes to Germany/Europe email 
me at elkmann@hotmail.com." Elizabeth 
(Gould) Daniels was married this summer 
in Kennebunkport, Maine to Gregory 
Daniels. Congratulations! The two met 



while working in real estate in Boston. They 
are now living in Wayland, Mass and are 
VERY happy! Elizabeth reports that our 
classmate Alissa (Antes) Brawner just had 
her first baby - a beautiful baby girl named 
Olivia! Elizabeth hopes to visit her soon in 
Maryland. Melissa Rosen writes: "I spent 
this summer consulting on a sanitation proj- 
ect in a village outside of Ahmadabad, a city 
in northwestern India. A few weeks after I 
returned, Jonathan (Seidmann) proposed!! 
We have started planning our wedding for 
September 2007 and Kara Sergeant is one of 
my bridesmaids." Congratulations, Melissa! 

Mara McManus writes in from 
Colorado: "I am stiU out in Steamboat, 
Colorado working for a real estate develop- 
ment company. I'm finally down to one job; 
no more bartending or waiting tables on the 
side! And, I'm getting married! I met my fi- 
ance Chris here in Steamboat in 2002. We 
got engaged this spring and we're getting 
married here in Steamboat this October! We 
are very excited." Congrats to Jason Richter 
on tying the knot this past summer! I heard 
your wedding was awesome! Way to go 
Richie!!! Jodi (Leverone) Marshall grad- 
uated from Dartmouth Medical School in 
June and is now doing her residency in 
Internal Medicine and Psychiatry at 
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in 
Lebanon, NH.Jodi writes: "I am working a 
ton, as you can imagine. I am looking for- 
ward to Dcke's wedding in a couple of 
weeks, though. I saw Laura Hirsch and 
Meghan Earle this past summer. Laura is 



back from England but is returning in the 
fall. Meghan is still in NYC. I continue to 
see Deke on a regular basis since he is still in 
the area and doesn't go far from home like 
me! Everyone is doing well." 

Drew Stoddard writes in from Florida: 
"I live in Miami and have an advertising 
company, InterAirMedia, Inc. We specialize 
in advertising on aircrafts." Joe Nicastro 
continues to work as the Compliance 
Coordinator in the Athletic Department at 
Boston University and is entering his second 
year of BU's MBA program. Joe and his girl- 
friend Kristin got engaged in July and 
are planning a July 22, 2007 wedding at 
the World Trade Center in Boston! 
Congratulations ! 



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Elizabeth E. Erickson 

888 Main Street, Apt. 402 

New York, NY 10044 

ericksone_e@mac. com 

David DiCicco is in his second year of 
teaching at Cheshire. He was married this 
summer and his wife is also a teacher. Peter 
Wesson sent in a photo of himself, David 
DiCicco, Evan I'rent and Liz Duggan with 
this note: "This picture was taken in July 
about 30 minutes before Dave got married 
to Laurie Perreault. I was in the groom's 
party and Evan and Liz flew in from 
Chicago to attend. It was a beautiful cere- 
mony and the party was great. Everything 
went so well that Dave had to have emer- 
gency surgery the next day to have his ap- 
pendix removed. He has recovered, with a 
little help from the new Mrs. DiCicco, and 
will again be teaching in the fall at Cheshire 
Academy in CT I still live in Memphis with 
my brilliant and beautiful fiancee, Lindsey 
Patrick, and our bulldog, Lucy. We plan to 
tie the knot next May and then, hopefully, 
get the hell out of Memphis. As an aside, 
David and I can always be found every year 
at the Liske Run, now more than eight years 
running. Before the wedding I also got a 
chance to hang with Kasia Newman in 
Massachusetts ;ind we even gave our signifi- 
cant others a tour of The Governor's 
Academy (groan). The campus and The 
Performing Arts Center in particular looked 
fantastic. Wasn't so crazy about the new 
signs." 



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class notes 




(Back) Peter Wesson, David DiCicco, (front) Liz Duggan and 
Evan Trent taken just before David's wedding. 



"Weighdess" David Chapman '98 



David Chapman, who has recently 
been continuing with schooHng in Seattle, 
was asked by a physics professor to be a part 
of a team set out to evaluate a method of re- 
moving coalesced bubbles from heating ele- 
ments in a liquid medium under conditions 
present in Space. (Without gravity they just 
remain where they are produced and form 
an insulating barrier to heating effectiveness) 
Their experiment used various strengths of 
ultra-sound in an apparatus in which they si- 
multaneously video-ed and viewed the re- 
sults by laptop. See photo of David applying 
the various generated strengths of the ultra- 
sound. On 7/14/06 they flew in NASA's 
Johnson Space Center aircraft (a.k.a. ... the 
"vomit comet") and tested during thirty 
Zero G and several Lunar and Martian grav- 
ity maneuvers. No, he didn't get air-sick, but 
about 60% of the students did. He said the 
experiment was a success and the experience 
was "sensational". And, of course, it will be 
memorable regardless of the success. 




Class of 1999 

Jessica S. Zapliti 

24Allston Street 

Charlestown, MA 02129 

(617) 797-5134 

jessrz 66@hotmail. com 

Michael Porter is Hving and working 
in Shanghai. "Life is good, visit me any- 
time!" [ mailto:mporterjr@jumpsource.com 
]mporterjr@jumpsource.com. Rebecca 
Messinger writes: "Hi, all. I am still in 



Micronesia. I live on the island of Pohnpei 
as a Peace Corps Volunteer. I teach at an el- 
ementary school and live with a local family. 
I have been here one year and five months 
and have ten months left. Recently I 
watched our pig give birth to nine little 
piglets. I got to help the runt get milk. It 
was quite a night. Livin' it up. Hope you are 
all well." Rosse Vander Sande writes: "I 
graduated with my Master's in Human 
Resources from Ohio State University in the 
spring of 2005. I have been working for 
Shell Oil in Houston, Texas for the last year 
and will be moving into my new role as an 
HR generalist in the field. I love the hot 
weather, the Texas mentality and am very 
happy as long as I don't have to evacuate 
again." 

Patrick Carey reports: "I recently 
moved to Brooklyn, NY to pursue a Master's 
degree. Sarah Avalon reports: "This sum- 
mer I bought a puppy! She is a beagle/bas- 
sett hound mix and we named her Darwin. 
I've just started my fourth year of teaching at 
Peabody High. Time seems to baflle me 
more and more as I watch my students grow, 
though they seem to shrink each September. 
Sometimes I wish that our supportive com- 
munity (back in '99) could be available to 
my students. What we experienced at GDA 
was so special. I can only hope that my stu- 
dents will ever be so lucky to have a similar 
educational experience at some point in 
their lives. Oh! And my brother is getting 
married in July!" 



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Class of 2000 

Catherine E. Correia 

7624 S. W. 58th 

Gainsville, FL 32608 

(781) 245-0244 

catherine.correia@gmail.com 

I, Catherine Correia, am still living 
and doing research at the University of 
Florida in Gainesville. Just last week was my 
one-year anniversary of Uving in Gainesville, 
and I thought I might share a number of ob- 
servations/lessons I have learned over the last 
year: (1.) The area I Uve in is probably bet- 
ter termed as Southern Georgia, instead of 
Northern Florida. (2.) A cold front means 
that the temperature has dropped into the 
low 80s. (3.) Road kill is not just road kill; 
for some it may be dinner as well. (4.) The 
Confederate flag is still used widely, often 
seen as a bumper sticker or flying on the 
back of a pick-up truck and is referred to as 
the 'Rebel Flag'. Many claim this flag repre- 
sents 'Southern Pride". (5.) Being called a 
Yankee is not an insult when living in the 
South. It took me a few seconds to realize I 
was not being called a NY Yankee, but a 
Northerner and when I did realized I 
thanked my lucky stars that I am a Yankee 
and not a Red Neck! That being said I am 
enjoying Southern living. Everyone is in- 
credibly nice and lots of fun and it's wonder- 
ful to see another part of the country. Labor 
Day weekend I spent exploring the Florida 
Keys by land and sea with firiends. 



90 The Archon -^ Fall 2006 




Speaking of Southern Georgia... 
Gretchen Gee is still living in Albany, 
Georgia. She also just got a new puppy, 
named Purell or Ell for short. She is quite 
the proud mama and I'm sure she'd love to 
send you lots of pictures if you are interest- 
ed! Gretchen sent me an album of about 50 
pictures. I figured that a couple of the pic- 
tures would be of her, where she is living, or 
of friends; but no, all the pictures were of the 
dog. Lyndsey Riley writes: "I have had a 
fun-filled summer visiting with many friends 
throughout my adventures. I went to 
California to Reggae on the River with the 
'ladies' (Thea Boland, KX Scharfe, and 
Amelia O'Reilly). I recently saw Nick 
Meztger and Jesse Lee while in New York 
City. I just got a new job in Boston at 
Circles and am currently looking for an 
apartment in the city. Life is good!" 

Elizabeth Tomasino has completed her 
Master of Science degree from Cornell 
University last May. She is currently doing a 
six-month internship with the Gallo 
Research Winery in Modesto California and 
hopes to start work on her PhD next year. 
Mike Tomasino is working as a business an- 
alyst at Investor's Bank and Trust in Boston. 
Last year he moved to South Boston. He is 
spending a lot of time and effort painting, 
decorating, and furnishing his new "digs"! 
Tatiana "Tanya" Hamboyan Harrison 
writes: "I've finally been approved for SSDI. 
My husband, Rob, and I drove back to 
Massachusetts for the 7/29 Red Sox vs. 



Nick Mincolla '00 at Nantasket 

Angels game. It was extraordinarily hot, but 
an awesome game." Ryan Shelly wrote in 
to say that he has moved to the Rocky 
Mountains and is living in Calgary. He is 
pursuing a Master of Teaching degree at the 
University of Calgary, and is looking forward 
to the upcoming ski season. Eve Seamans 
is currently living in Scotland for the fall and 
is having a lovely time. She also mentioned 
that she misses her GSD friends so keep in 
touch! Dan Fanaberia writes: "I am living 
in LA, working as an actor. I have filmed a 
TV pilot as the lead, as well as a few small in- 
dependent movies that wiU probably get big 
festival play. I love the west coast, but miss 
my east coast friends.... anybody and every- 
body: come and visit! You can check out 
how I am doing at my website: 
WAVw.danielfana.com." 

Tom Hand is going on six months 
working for Carol Johnson Associates, a land- 
scape architecture firm in Boston. He is cur- 
rently working on one of the new Charles 
River Basin Parks, the park land created from 
the Big Dig. He writes that he is "excited 
about the chance to be creating public land- 
scapes that will add to the character of the 
city for years to come." He is still living in 
Newton and hopes everyone is well. Sarah 
Jameson is still living in the DC area; how- 
ever, now she is now living with her sister. 
Heather, in Ariington. Sarah is going to law 
school part-time at Catholic University and 
is set to graduate in 2010. She says that she 
is really enjoying her classes and that her 



classmates and professors are all terrific. 
Elizabeth TurnbuU writes that things are 
going really well. Elizabeth spent most of 
the last year working in DC at an environ- 
mental firm, but has since just accepted a po- 
sition with an international travel company. 
She will be leading tours all over the world. 
The first spots she will be traveling to are 
Budapest, Luxemburg, and Morocco. I per- 
sonally love traveling around with Elizabeth, 
I just hope she has a good map! I cannot 
count the amount of times we spent driving 
around the North Shore with no idea where 
we were or the time we tried to go snow- 
shoeing but never quite located the trail 

Hehe. Nick Mincolla says: "Hello there! I 
have been building houses. I am living in 
Hingham with my girlfriend of four+ years. 
Soon to get certified to teach public school. 
Spending most of my 'free' time doing 
see attached photo- me at Nantasket." 

I hope these notes find you all well. Be 
sure to keep in touch. You can alAvays send 
notes and pictures to me at Catherine. cor- 
reia@gmail.com. Keep us updated on where 
you are living, working, travehng, or whatev- 
er else is going on! 



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Class of 2001 

Maria E. Moore 

2700 Ambassador Caffery Parkway 

Apartment #122 

Lafayette, LA 70506 

Babsmool 9@aol. com 

Hey guys! 

I, Maria Moore, have had an extremely 
busy year! In March, my fiance and I moved 
to down south to Louisiana! A month later 
we got married up in Chicago, where I had 
the pleasure of seeing Meg Lloyd, Bettina 
Romberg and Caitlin Mcintosh! We hon- 
eymooned in France, which was just awe- 
some and now we are back in Louisiana 
where I am a restaurant manager! 

Gait Mcintosh is so upset she missed 
our first reunion, but she is at OSU attending 
veterinary school. She will be starting her 
second year in September and spent the sum- 
mer in a lab doing FIV research with 
methamphetamine while keeping her 
horse, dog and cat company! Sam Porter re- 
cently moved into Boston and has hung out 
with a few classmates! His email is 



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samp@alum.dartinouth.org and would love 
to hear from people! Kim Jones writes: 
"After living in Boston for the past year I've 
gotten a great job in Dublin. I'U be moving 
over to Ireland in the fall. Anyone visiting 
over there should join me for a pint!" Brad 
Kasnet says, "Fm currently living in 
Brookline and I just started a new job as 
Assistant Sports Information Director at 
Bentley College in Waltham. It was great to 
see everyone at the reunion!" 

Catherine Whitney says, "I am now 
working at Ernst & Young in the finance de- 
partment and was promoted in June to a 
Financial Management Associate where I 
oversee 13 Partner's Books of Business. I now 
have been working at E&Y in the Hancock 
Tower for close to a year. Meg Lloyd ('01) 
and I recently became roommates! We are 
sharing an apartment in Davis Square along 
with her dog Cooper. I am just Avorking hard 
but have had some great fun too with a re- 
cent trip to Disney World to cap off the sum- 
mer. Hope everyone is doing well!" 

Ben Mitchell writes: "Life is pretty 
amazing here in New York. I'm living my 
dream working at Ford Models Inc. and on 
my way to a promotion as an agent or 
booker. I've hobnobbed with plenty of 
celebs, but after a while you get used to it. I 
have some amazing friends, I work long 
hours, and I love what I do. Tell everyone to 
check out www.fordmodels.com to see our 
guys/girls. I'm very lucky to work with the 
best in the ■world at what they do." 

I included some pics from the reunion 
and my wedding! I hope you all had a fan- 
tastic summer and look forward to hearing 
from you! 




Matt Lee '01, Nino Balestrieri '01 and Ian Hughes '01 



02 



Class. of 2002 

Michael G. Woods 

45 Lexington Street 

Everett, MA 02149-3406 

(617) 389-3406 

woods2 1 7(a).excite. com 



5th Class Reunion 



June 8, 9, 10, 2007 



Rachelle Dennis writes: "Moved to 
downtown Washington, DC in June and I'm 
absolutely loving it. After working in educa- 
tion policy research over the summer, I re- 
cently started working at the Department of 
Justice as a paralegal specialist in the Antitrust 
Division. My section investigates proposed 
mergers and acquisitions primarily in the 
media and publishing industries to deter- 
mine whether they will harm competition. 
Also, Heather Jameson is living close by in 
Virginia and I am happy to report that we 
have shown the city our dance moves on 
more than one occasion. Can't wait to see 
everyone at Reunion in June!" 



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Class of 2003 

Laura E. Ellison 

Williams College 

1669 Baxter Hall 

Williamstown, MA 01267 

(978) 462-4764 

ellison2007@hotmail.coni 

Michael D. O'Neill 

Connecticut College 

Box 4365, 270 Mohegan Avenue 

New London, CT 06320-4196 

(978) 462-3733 

mdone@conncoll.edu 

Christian Horazeck has been having a 
good time at Duke University, getting into 
his undergraduate studies in cellular biology 
and psychology. He has done a load of re- 
search this summer and was the co-author of 
an immuno-biological study on cancer 
apoptosis. Duke basketball rules! Brandon 
Bates is playing football at St. Lawrence. 
Allison Tsao is just finishing up her second 
summer in Baltimore and says "It's crazy to 
think college is almost over." She has been 
in the lab most days (and some nights) and 
works in two cHnics, but she stiU gets to 
Camden Yards to check out as many games 
as possible. She has been working on med. 
school applications and is awaiting inter- 
- views now, so hopefully it will be a good fall. 
She got to visit MA for a few days and was 
happy to see Gwyn Stokes, Tyler 
Youngblood, and Jackie Ross, but good 
luck to everyone in their last year or so! 



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Mike O'Neill '03 with the Abusamaras in 
Paris this past summer 

Michael O'Neill just returned from study- 
ing and working in Dijon, France for seven 
months. He was particularly impressed by 
the mustard on tap there. Exceptional wine. 
He is now^ finishing his senior year at 
Connecticut College and working as an 
Admission Fellow, where he interviews 
prospective students and goes to coUege fairs 
for the OfQce of Admission. From Tyler 
Youngblood: "This summer I spent a month 
studying and traveUng in Italy. I also joined 
the cycling team last spring and competed in 
a 24-hour race later in the summer." 



Vavlitis reports: "I am loving the warm 
weather here in Dallas where I am busy as a 
member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority, a 
Corporate Communications and Public 
Affairs major, a French minor and an intern 
for both the Dallas Opera and the 
Dallas League of Women Voters. This past 
summer I worked as a PR intern at Comcast 
Communications in Boston. Fellow class- 
mates Katherine Paul and Jess Wailes were 
also interns in the city. Attached is a picture 
of the three of us next to the state house. I 
plan to study in Paris next semester." 



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Class of 2004 

Gregory M. Ceglarski 

1 Elm Street 

Byfield, MA 01922 

Lesley T. Clunie 

32 Woodland Street 

Newburyport, MA 01950 

lclunie@lstonehill. edu 

Kelsey M. Quigley 

1 Elm Street 

Byfield, MA 01922 

(978) 462-3776 

kquigley@wellesley. edu 

Class of 2004 

Stirling Winder, a junior at University 
of Vermont, was one of two sophomores 
named last spring to serve as voting members 
of the UVM Board of Trustees. Stirling be- 
gan serving her term in September. Jillian 



Class of 2005 

Kelsey A. Correia 

87 Green Street 

Wakefield, MA 01880 

(781) 245-0244 

Ruth W. Splaine 

Saint Michael's College 

SMC Box 3863 

Colchester, VT 05439-0001 

(978) 463-4242 

rsplaine@smcvt.edu 

Greetings to the Governor Dummer 
Class of 2005! I hope you have aU made it 
back to school safely for another year of 
school. I, Kelsey Correia, am back at Trinity 
College and loving my second year. I'm an 
RJ\. in a freshman dorm, which has proved 
to be very interesting work. I've decided to 
major in Public Policy and Law. I'm looking 
forward to everything that Trinity has to of- 
fer. Barrie Stavis and I still see a lot of each 
other. We were both glad to have Britney 
McKenna '06 join us here along with 
Shannon Falvey '03, Annie Peterman 
'03, and Emily Moore '04. Ruth Splaine 
is stiU having a great time up at St. Michael's 
and she was glad to hear from some of you. 
She is living with her roommate from last 
year again and she is enjoying the classes she 
is taking for her Education major. She sees 
Bryan Dodge around campus aU the time 
and he seems to be enjoying himself before 
the hockey season gets started. She ran into 
Garson Fields when she was in Burlington 




Members of the Class of 2004: 

Jess Wailes, Katherine Paul and 

jUlian Vavlitis in front of the State House 

in Boston. 

and he had just moved into his dorm, and of 
course he was on his bike as usual. Kelsey 
Johnson has transferred to Saint Anselm's 
and is excited to play lacrosse and hockey 
there. 

Danielle Carroll has transferred from 
the University of Harford to Clark 
University in Worcester. Brendan GibHn 
wrote: "This year is going well, I have been 
on dean's list each semester. Although I'm 
not playing football anymore I'm working 
hard and staying in shape, losing 30 pounds 
over the summer and joining a theme house 
here at Hobart with six of my friends. I'm 
enjoying my first fall without football in sev- 
en years and am an avid spectator of Hobart 
sports and working hard to keep the grades 
up. I also have the car on campus this year." 
Glad to hear that he is enjoying Hobart. 
Nikki Bitsack has settled on a major of 
communications for television/film screen- 
writing. Chris Vancisin is enjoying Colby 
and is no-w playing rugby and is planning on 
majoring in Economics. Meg Owen is start- 
ing her pre-practicum for teaching at the 
Chestnut Hill School. She is very excited 
about this opportunity to get some experi- 
ence and she is very excited that the Eagles 
have gotten off to a great season. Nicole 
Greco is majoring in History and minoring 
in Education. She is going out on co-op 
next semester in the Boston public school 
system. She is very happy with the apartment 
she is sharing with two of her friends and is 



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class notes 



still happy at Northeastern. Jon Mahoney is 
playing club lacrosse and doing a double ma- 
jor in philosophy and history. Rachel 
Terriault is currently running for the 
University of Delaware Spirit Ambassador 
and has decided to major in Criminal Justice 
and minor in German. 

Thank you for all you sent in. If you 
have any class notes, please feel free to send 
them to either me at Kelsey.correia@trin- 
coll.edu or Ruth Splaine at rsplaine@sm- 
cvt.edu. Thank you and have a great first se- 
mester!! 



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Class of 2006 

Marisa S. Frey 

16 Old Lee Road 

Newfields, NH 03856 

(603) 580-1555 

freym @allegheny. edu 

Margaret E. Hughes 

51 High Street 

St. Albans, VT 05478 

(802) 524-4116 



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I can hear it today as well as I 
could in 1959 playing St. Mark's at 
lome in the mud for the League 
.Championship. Mr. Navins — not 
Coach, not Buster - would rally us 
with "play better than you know 
how." And w^e did. 



In 2002, the Academy 
created the Schoolhouse 
Society to honor those who 
establish planned gifts through 
estates, gift annuities, bequests 
and trusts for the school. 



I can see it today as w^ell as I could see it sitting dazed in Mr. 
Bariskill's Latin basement class in Perkins. One of the students, 
and not the only one, came unprepared. Big mistake. Led out- 
side, Mr. Barriskill shut and locked Mr. Unprepared's neck tie 
right at the knot in the w^indow. Mr. Barriskill offered a lifelong 
piece of advice, "Prepare or perish." 

And glee club and speech class impresario, Mr. Sager, saying 
"if you can't sing, for heaven's sake, smile." Mr. Miller taking us 
to Dodge's Farm in his new^ '88 Olds. Mr. Murphy playing me, 
the human tripod, on the rink in front of Eames when he could 
have, should have left me on the bench. 

I can still remember everyone in my class. Names may 
require some prompting nowadays, but the faces bring back 
great memories. John Hyslop, Rick Benner, Jim Deveney, Bob 
Rimer - so many others. This is my chance to thank all of you 
for the little pieces of you that are me. 



A gift through one's will (as Arnie Wood 
ms kindly planned) can be a meaningful 
expression of your feelings towards your 



Id school and its value in continuing the 



tradition of education, opportunity, and 

Iperience for young hearts and minds. If 

)u would like to join your classmates in 

le Schoolhouse Society by making a 

laritable bequest intention for the 

pademy, we encourage you to contact 

-. If you've already included the 

Academy in your will but haven't notified 

us, please consider doing so as we would 

like to thank you appropriately. 



So be prepared, smile, play better than you know how and be 
thankful. 



Arnie Wood, Class of 1960 



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